Jacob is originally from California and takes great pride growing up in the Bay Area. He graduated from the University of California, Irvine where he double majored in Criminology, Law & Society and Psychology & Social Behavior. During his undergraduate years, he primarily did research on false memory and choice blindness. 

Areas of Interest

  • LGBT+ Studies, Drugs , Terrorism, Hate Crimes


  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Criminology, Law & Society; Psychology & Social Behavior (summa cum laude)
Jacob Scocca
2164 LeFrak Hall
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
jscocca [at] umd.edu