May 6, 2013
Criminologist Advises Boston Carjacking Victim: Keep a Low Profile
Criminologists and other social scientists should use their expertise to help the subjects of their research, including crime victims, says James Alan Fox, a professor of criminology, law, and public policy at Northeastern University.
Mr. Fox recently helped a 2012 master's-degree graduate from Northeastern who was drawn into the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing. "Danny"—the pseudonym he adopted to protect himself from media hounding—became a hostage of the