Brandon Sullivan

Brandon A. Sullivan is an Assistant Professor at the Michigan State University Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection.  He earned his PhD from the Michigan State University School of Criminal Justice in 2015 and his Bachelor and Master of Science from Bowling Green State University.  In addition to his work with the A-CAPP Center, he serves a Research Associate with the Research Foundation of the City University of New York (CUNY), Research Affiliate with the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), and Faculty Affiliate with the MSU College of Law.  He is Principal Investigator of the A-CAPP Center Product Counterfeiting Database (PCD) and co-Principal Investigator of the Extremist Crime Database (ECDB) Financial Crimes project.  His research focuses primarily on emerging areas of crime and justice, particularly those involving transnational criminal enterprises and networks, including fraud, product counterfeiting, extremist financial crime, and environmental/conservation crime.  Other research interests include organizational deviance, crime prevention, policing, law and society, and media and crime, as well as social network analysis and mixed methods research.  Recent publications have appeared in the International Criminal Justice Review, Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Global Crime, European Journal of Criminology, International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, Trends in Organized Crime, and Journal of Brand Management.

Assistant Professor