Mario Thomas Gaboury, J.D., Ph.D.


J.D., Georgetown University Law Center

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

M.A., University of Maryland

B.A., University of Connecticut

About Mario

Dr. Gaboury joined the full-time faculty of criminal justice in 1996 and is a tenured Professor of Criminal Justice. He held the University's Oskar Schindler Humanities Foundation Endowed Professorship From 2007-2009. He has more than 35 years of professional and academic experience, including formerly as deputy director of the Office for Victims of Crime for the U.S. Department of Justice.

Recently Published Books and Articles

Tobolowsky, P., Beloof, D.E., Gaboury, M., Jackson, A., & Blackburn, A. (2016) Crime Victim Right and Remedies, (3rd Edition). Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press. (

Sedelmaier, C.M. and Gaboury, M.T. (2015) Administering a victim impact curriculum to inmates: a multi-site replication. Criminal Justice Studies, Volume 28, Issue 2, pages 226-238. (

Palmbach, T., Blom, J., Hoynes, E., Primorac, D. and Gaboury, M. (2013) Utilizing DNA analysis to combat the world wide plague of present day slavery trafficking in persons. Croatian Medical Journal, 54, pp. 4-9.

Stratton, K. J., Aggen, S. H., Richardson, L. K., Acierno, R., Kilpatrick, D. G., Gaboury, M. T., Tran, T. L., Trung, L. T., Tam, N. T., Tuan, T., Buoi, L. T., Ha, T. T., Thach, T. D., & Amstadter, A. B. (2013). Evaluation of the psychometric properties of the Self-Reporting Questionnaire (SRQ-20) in a sample of Vietnamese adults.  Comprehensive Psychiatry, 54 (4), 398-405.

Moynihan, B. and Gaboury, M.T., Human Trafficking - Modern Day Slavery, (2013) In Hammer, R., Moynihan, B., Pagliaro, E., Forensic Nursing: A Handbook for Practice (2nd Edition), Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

Gaboury, M.T. and Ruth-Heffelbower, D. (2010) Innovations in Correctional Settings. In Dussich, J. and Schellenberg, J. (Eds.) The Promise of Restorative Justice. Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.; Boulder, Colorado, In Press

Tobolowsy, P., Gaboury, M., Jackson, A., & Blackburn, A. (2010) Crime Victim Right and Remedies, (2nd Edition). Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press. (

Amanda B. Amstadter, Ron Acierno, Lisa K. Richardson, Dean G. Kilpatrick, Daniel F. Gros, Mario T. Gaboury, Trinh Luong Tran, Lam Tu Trung, Nguyen Thanh Tam, Tran Tuan, La Thi Buoi, Tran Thu Ha, Tran Duc Thach, Sandro Galea (2009) Posttyphoon Prevalence of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, Panic Disorder, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder in a Vietnamese Sample, Journal of Traumatic Stress, Vol. 22, No. 3, June 2009, pp. 180-188 [NIMH NIMS Number 129664].

Acierno, R., Amstadter, A., Gros, D., Richardson, L., Kilpatrick, D., Tran, T., Trung, L., Tam, N., Tuan, T., Buoi, L., Ha, T., Thach, T., Seymour, A., Gaboury, M., & Galea, S. (2009) A pre-/post disaster epidemiological study of mental health functioning in Vietnam's Da Nang Province following typhoon Xangsane, International Perspectives on Victimology, 4, 1, 78-85.

Gaboury, M.T., Sedelmaier, C.M., Monahan, L., and Monahan, J. (2008)  A preliminary evaluation of behavioral outcomes in a corrections-based Victim Awareness Program for Offenders, Journal of Victims and Offenders, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 217 - 227.

Ruth-Heffelbower, D. and Gaboury, M.T. (2008) Restorative Justice in Corrections, in Moriarty, L.J.  Controversies in Victimology, 2nd Edition, Cincinnati, OH, Anderson Publishing.

Moynihan, B., Gaboury, M.T., and Onken, K.J. (2008) Undocumented and unprotected: Immigrant women and children in harms way, Journal of Forensic Nursing, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp 123-129.

Gaboury, M.T., and Ruth-Heffelbower, D. (2007) Corrections-based victim services and restorative justice programs, in Moriarty, L.J. and Jerin, R.A. Current Issues in Victimology Research, 2nd Edition, Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press.

Gaboury, M.T. (2006) Victim awareness programs and victim impact panels, International Perspectives in Victimology,  2 (1), pp. 25-41.

Monahan, L.H., Monahan, J.J., Gaboury, M.T., Niesyn, P.A., (2004) Victims' voices in a correctional setting:  Cognitive gains in an offender education program, Journal of Offender Behavior, 39 (3), pp. 21-33.

Courses Taught
  • CJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CJ 217 Criminal Procedure I
  • CJ 218 Criminal Procedure II and Evidence
  • CJ 221 Juvenile Justice System
  • CJ 251 Quantitative Applications in Criminal Justice
  • CJ 411 Victimology
  • CJ 413 Victim Law and Services Administration
  • CJ450/670 Oskar Schindler Humanities Course
  • CJ 606 Domestic and Sexual Violence
  • CJ 617 Advanced Victimology
  • CJ 618 Crime Victims' Rights and Services
  • UNIV 450/670 Oskar Schindler Humanities Course
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