PhD Student Bios

Sang Jun Park

Sang Jun Park

Sang Jun Park

Evidence-Based Crime Policy, Crime and Place, Community Policing, Public Safety, Open Data, Web GIS, Crime Prevention

Sang Jun Park is a doctoral student in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society.  His dissertation examines crime concentrations across all 43 police jurisdictions in England and Wales, testing the salience of Weisburd’s Law of Crime Concentration (supervisor: Professor Cynthia Lum). Sang Jun’s expertise is in geographic information systems, geospatial analyses, social media, and web design. He developed GIS crime mapping applications ( to help the public to understand crime patterns in their neighborhood for safety.


M.A. in Community Planning from the University of Cincinnati in 2013.

B.A. in Urban and Regional Planning from Michigan State University in 2009.

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