Dr. Robert Archer

Title: Criminal Justice, Assistant Professor
Department: Social Sciences
Email: robert.archer@nicholls.edu
Office Phone: 985-448-4656
Office Location: 231 Peltier Hall


Doctorate of Philosophy in International Crime and Justice from Florida International University in 2019.
Master’s of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Florida Atlantic University in 2014.
Bachelor’s of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Florida Atlantic University in 2012.


CRJU 306: Community Based Corrections
CRJU 313: Green Criminology and Wildlife Crime
CRJU 313: Human Trafficking
CRJU 400: Criminal Justice Theory
CRJU 404: Homeland Enforcement and Security
CRJU 498: Criminal Justice Internship


Dr. Robert J.L. Archer is currently an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Nicholls State University. His research interests include criminological theory including green crimes, adolescent deviant behavior, fear of crime, and utilization of advance data analysis such as structural equation modeling. When he’s not working, he enjoys spending time with his dogs, riding ATV’s, and playing World of Warcraft.

Robert has published in journals such as Journal of Crime and Justice, American Journal of Criminal Justice, Victims & Offenders, and Sleep Health: Journal of the National Sleep Foundation, along with various encyclopedia entries.
He has presented his work at various conferences including the American Society of Criminology in 2017, 2018, and 2019, the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences in 2014, and virtually as well.