Robert Tillman

Professor
Sociology and Anthropology
Ph.D. University of California, Davis

Robert Tillman is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Graduate Program in Criminology and Justice at St. John’s University in New York.  He received a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of California, Davis.  Dr. Tillman was previously a National Institute of Mental Health Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Southern California, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the California Department of Justice and a consultant to the United State Sentencing Commission in Washington, D.C.   He is the author and co-author of numerous articles and books on white-collar crime including: Big Money Crime: Fraud and Politics in the Savings and Loan Crisis (University of California Press, 1997), which was a finalist for the prestigious C. Wright Mills award, and was awarded the Albert J. Reiss Award for Outstanding Scholarship by the American Sociological Association; Pump and Dump: The Rancid Rules of the New Economy (Rutgers University Press, 2005); and Profit Without Honor: White-Collar Crime and the Looting of America, now in its 6th edition (Prentice-Hall, 2013).  Dr. Tillman’s research has been discussed in a number of media outlets including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, and Fortune magazine.  He has appeared on CNBC, CNN, and Fox News.

Contact Information

tillmanr@stjohns.edu

St. John Hall, Room 444C

718-990-5668