Ph.D. SUNY Albany, Sociology, 1998
M.A. SUNY Albany, Sociology, 1997
B.A. SUNY Albany, Sociology, 1992



Dr. Tobin's primary teaching areas include: race, ethnicity and crime, ethics, drugs, research methods, and criminal justice policy. Additional research interests include gangs and juvenile delinquency, with numerous publications in this area. Dr. Tobin has also worked as a research partner on several community based grants. She is a member of American Society of Criminology and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. In her personal life, Dr. Tobin is involved in local government and her hobbies include cooking, homesteading, reading, and traveling.