Tameka Samuels-Jones is a first year Phd student in the department of Sociology and Criminology & Law at the University of Florida. Tameka holds a Master of Science in Government with distinction for her thesis on Participatory Governance in Government. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Hotel Management (Hons) from the University of the West Indies.
A native of Jamaica, Tameka’s research interests include racial/ethnic disparities in white collar criminals, transnational financial crime and emerging issues in green criminology, particularly environmental crime by major corporations.Tameka was previously a Senior Investigator in the Investigation and Enforcement Division of the Financial Services Commission, Jamaica where she investigated financial crime.
Degrees Earned and Where From:
- Master of Science – Government, University of the West Indies, Jamaica
Bachelor of Science – Hotel Management, University of the West Indies, Jamaica
Research and Teaching Interests:
- Racial/ethnic disparities in white collar criminals, transnational financial crime and emerging issues in green criminology particularly environmental crime by major corporations.