Albert R. Roberts, Ph.D., B.C.E.T.S., D.A.C.F.E., is Professor of Criminal Justice and Social Work in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Livingston College Campus at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey in Piscataway. Dr. Roberts received an M.A. degree (major in Sociology; minor in Counseling) from the Graduate Faculty of Long Island University in 1967, and a D.S.W. in 1978 (which became a Ph.D. in 1981) from the School of Social Work and Community Planning at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. Dr. Roberts is the founding editor-in-chief of the Brief Treatment and Crisis Intervention journal (Oxford University Press). He is an editorial advisor to Oxford's Professional Book Division in New York City and currently serves on the editorial boards of five professional journals.
Dr. Roberts is a member of The Board of Scientific and Professional Advisors and a Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress for The American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress. He is also a Diplomate of the American College of Forensic Examiners. Dr. Roberts is the founding and current editor of the thirty-six-volume Springer Series on Social Work (1980 to present). He is the author, co-author, or editor of approximately 150 scholarly publications, including numerous peer-reviewed journal articles