Criminologist Advises Boston Carjacking Victim: Keep a Low Profile

Carjacked by Suspected Bombers in Boston? This Criminologist Can Help 1

James Alan Fox

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James Alan Fox

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