JEFFREY IAN ROSS

Consulting

My consulting has been in four major areas:

A.   Conducting and managing research

B.  
Editorial assessment

C.  Pretrial Research for Defendants and Defense Attorneys in Criminal Cases

D.  
Strategic planning for nonprofit organizations

 

A. Conducting and Managing Research

My research expertise lies in the fields of

  • policing/law enforcement
  • corrections
  • oppositional political terrorism
  • crime and criminal justice in Indian Country
  • international issues of crime, punishment, and political violence. 

I also have expertise in the research process itself:

  • Developing solicitations for research
  • Managing the peer-review process
  • Reviewing grant applications
  • Selecting grants for funding
  • Managing funded grants.
  • Researching and writing affidavits for legal proceedings (esp. extradition related)

B. Editorial Assessment

  • Reviewing papers for scholarly journals.
  • Reviewing reports for government agencies.
  • I provide editorial assessments to publishers of book proposals, unpublished manuscripts that are under review for contracting, and books that are under consideration for revision. 

C. Pretrial Research for Defendants

  • Extradition-related research for international cases
  • Sentencing outcomes and mitigation
  • Investigative research

D. Strategic Planning 

I have expertise in developing strategic plans for a variety of nonprofit organizations.

  • Working with diverse groups of stakeholders in organizations to develop a cohesive document that integrates competing perspectives and goals, at the same time providing recommendations to better utilize scarce resources in a rational fashion in order to accomplish each organization's goals.

Organizations for whom I have consulted:

Conducting and Managing Research/Subject Matter Expert:

     CSR
     Gerson Lehrman Group
     U.S. Department of Defense, Strategic Command
     Westat

 Grant Review:

     USDOJ, National Institute of Justice
     USDOJ, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
     US, Department of Homeland Security
     Intel Science

Editorial Review:

     Cambridge University Press
     Longman
     Prentice Hall
     Roxbury
     Rutgers University Press
     Sage Publications
     State University of New York Press
     Temple University Press
     University of Alberta Press
    
University of Minnesota Press
     Wadsworth Publishers

Strategic Planning:

     Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
     University of Baltimore, University wide
     University of Baltimore, Office of the Provost
     University of Baltimore, Yale Gordon College of Liberal Arts 
     Washington Latin Charter School