Criminal procedure, criminal courts, deterrence, juvenile justice.
Corrections, translational research, alternatives to incarceration, reentry programs, prisoner treatment, and minority populations.
Criminal Justice Management, Leadership, Public Policy, Public Administration, Technology Deployment, Traffic Safety
Analytic Methodology, history of the Intelligence Community
The effect of decentralization of Juvenile Correctional Institutions
Victims of crime and domestic violence
Research interests include racial disparity in the criminal justice system, perceptions of excessive police use of force, community corrections, evidenced based practices in parole and probation.
Homeland security, policing, surveillance, privacy law
Federal courts, legal decision making, legal empirical research, psychology and law, judicial education
Corrections, jails, community corrections
Quantitative data modeling, predictive analytics, police intelligence, organized crime, courts, and offender rehabilitation.
Family law and society
Crime analysis, crime mapping, predictive policing, spatial analysis, network analysis
Racial Inequality/Disparity in the CJS; Juvenile Justice; Program Evaluation
corrections, mental health, victimization
Plea bargaining, legal decision-making, criminal procedures, program evaluation and policy implementation
Violence prevention, youth gangs, firearms, community violence and health, life-course criminology/criminal careers, research design and quantitative methods
Criminal procedure, guilty pleas, constitutional rights, and policing.
Crime Analysis, Crime Prevention, Deterrence, Crime and Place, Threat Analysis, Operations Research, Program Evaluations
Corrections, juvenile delinquency, prevention, community corrections, organizational change
Psychology and Law, Legal decision making, Interviewing and interrogations, Pre-arrest diversion programs, Global policing, Online crime
Policing, Privacy and Technology, Political Violence and Terrorism; International Criminal Law; National Security,
Community policing, crime mapping, criminal behavior, tactical critical events planning, police administration and mapping
Extremist Group Research
Juvenile Justice; Health outcomes and delivery for vulnerable populations; Suicide, injury, illness and deaths in confinement; Evidence synthesis and big data analytics for healthcare and justice policy
Community-based crime prevention, place-based criminology, policing, youth and crime, program evaluation, mixed-methods research, research synthesis
Policing, the disorder-crime association, evidence-based crime policy, crime and place
Police Discretion, Hotspots Policing, Human Trafficking
Preventing School Violence, Crime trends, predicting victimization
Corrections, solitary confinement, prison culture, victimology, organizational culture, social inequalities, public policy, health and the criminal justice system
Criminal law and procedure, legal ethics, trial practice and evidence
Punishment and inequality, health disparities, racial and ethnic inequality, schooling, and quantitative methods
Urban security, victimization, technology, economic empowerment of vulnerable populations; crime prevention, evidence synthesis
Community policing, police and mental health, police training and mental health, police training and autism spectrum disorders, intersection of law and psychology
Public opinion on criminal justice issues, race and criminal justice, politics of crime and justice policy, survey methods
Intelligence and national security, transnational crime, organized crime, law enforcement policy making and reform
Policing, procedural justice, victimology, performance management
Refugee and HUMAN RIGHTS ADVOCATE.
Criminal Psychology, police Impersonators, police and forensic psychology, psychological screening, psychology and law
Mental health and substance use disorders, victimization of vulnerable populations, human trafficking, police and prosecutorial decision-making
Firearms, violence, and public policy; police and crime control; technology and organizational change in policing; policy and program evaluation
Evidence-based crime interventions, crime and place/community, policing, police legitimacy, and program evaluation
Criminal investigation, prosecution and justice for defendants and victims
Organizational change, Reentry, Correctional interventions, Substance use
Justice-involved behavioral health populations, mental health courts and diversion programs, risk assessment, racial disparities, opioid crisis, quantitative research methods
Mental Health and Criminal Justice System, Substance Abuse, Crime and Place and Quantitative Methods
Policing, technology, evidence-based crime policy, translational criminology, crime prevention, evaluation research
Specialty Courts, Legal Decision-Making, and False Admissions of Guilt
Reentry, community supervision, corrections, qualitative methods, survey research
Organizational Change, Corrections, Process Evaluations and Applied/Participatory Action Research
Crime and violence in Latin America and the Caribbean, International Development, Pre-trial, Corrections, Re-entry.
Juvenile justice, prison reform, customer-oriented policing/policy, law enforcement mental health & wellness
Police discretion, police organizations and their reform, systematic field observation methods in criminology
Juvenile justice systems and policies; Violence Reduction; Correctional Reform; Sentencing Practices
Primary areas include, Criminology, Capital Punishment, and Inmate Rights
Penology, corrections, race/ethnicity studies, power and corruption, mass casualty violence and gun policy
Constitutional law, privacy and technology, terrorism, evidence-based courts, survey and experimental methods
Evaluating evidence-based crime interventions, crime and place, quantitative methods, and program evaluation
Justice system's and society's response to victims of crime
Law enforcement, police technology, organizational change, translational criminology, research synthesis, community-based crime prevention
Social change and legal reform, legal process and decision-making, public opinion, wrongful convictions, criminal admissions
Death penalty, comparative constitutional law, Sub-Saharan Africa, international criminal law
Community policing,criminal investigation, domestic violence, police ethics, homeland security
Terrorism & counterterrorism, online extremism, cybercrime, cyberterrorism, countering violent extremism (CVE), international security, the Middle East, the Kurdish issue, and conflict resolution.
Crime and place, evidence-based crime interventions, guilty pleas, legal decision-making.
Terrorism, radicalization, terrorist surveillance, the Global Jihad Movement, al-Qaeda, terrorist tactics and target selection, counter-terrorism policies and programs
Threat Assessment, Psychotherapy, Higher Education Policy, Substance Use/Abuse
juvenile justice, use of assessment tools, evidence-based practices, decision-making, racial and ethnic disparities
Juvenile delinquency, violent crime, school violence, domestic violence, crime and place, policing
Victimization, sexual assault prevention, mass violence, the intersection of education and criminal justice.
Countering Violent Extremists, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Decision Making for Law Enforcement
Intelligence and Homeland Security
Guilty pleas, interrogations and confessions, wrongful convictions, mental health courts, and experimental criminology
Crime and public policy, federal role in supporting translational criminology and criminal justice innovation, policing, public management and strategic leadership in criminal justice
Organizational change, community corrections (probation/parole), prisons, law & society, prisoner reentry, problem-solving courts, implementation studies, street-level bureaucrats, and qualitative methods
Organizational Management, NIMS, Use of Force Policy, Police Training, Civil Liberties, Innovations/Technology
Women in corrections, mental health disparities, and re-entry.
Interviewing and Interrogation, Criminal investigations, Counterintelligence investigations, Counterterrorism investigations, Intelligence Analysis, Intelligence theory and applications,
Human trafficking, international development, economic, social, and cultural rights
Intelligence Community's role in U.S. national security, intelligence analysis, scientific method applied to analysis
National Security, Counter-terrorism, Law Enforcement, Intelligence Analysis, Education
Corrections, homeland security, security technology, threat, risk and vulnerability assessment
Crime analysis, intelligence analysis, criminal investigative analysis, criminal profiling, homeland security, terrorism, crime mapping, criminal behavior, serial offenders, applied criminal psychology, crime and place, hot spot analysis, understanding terrorism, fundamentals of crime analysis, intelligence analysis techniques
Legal decision making, Serial offenses, Corrections, Probation and Parole, Intersection of the law and psychology
Police innovation, geography of crime (crime and place), experimental criminology, statistics and research methods, white collar crime
Police organizations, police reform, police decision making, police technology, punishment in an historical context
Crime prevention, juvenile delinquency, and correctional treatment programs, meta-analysis, quantitative research methods
Place-based criminology, racial stereotypes and urban disorder perception, experimental methods, international terrorism
Intersection of national security, homeland security and civil rights/civil liberties, privacy.
Evidence-based crime interventions, policing, crime and place, translational criminology
Human smuggling and illegal immigration, Religiosity and juvenile delinquency, Culture influences and violence, Prison reentry, and Crime in urban settings