Gwen M Udell

Gwen M Udell

Gwen M Udell

Adjunct Faculty

Crime analysis, intelligence analysis, criminal investigative analysis, criminal profiling, crime mapping, criminal behavior, serial offenders, applied criminal psychology, crime and place, understanding terrorism, fundamentals of crime analysis, intelligence analysis techniques

Gwen M. Udell is an Adjunct Professor in the Criminology, Law and Society Dept. She is also an Instructor/Trainer with the International Association of Crime Analysts (IACA). Prior to entering the academic field, she served as the Supervisor of the Crime Analysis Unit at the Prince William County Police Department in Virginia for over 13 years.  Over the years, she has assisted with numerous high profile major cases including the DC area Snipers, USMC Shootings and was a member of the East Coast Rapist Task Force. Ms. Udell obtained the level of Certified Law Enforcement Analyst (CLEA) from the IACA in 2012. 

Selected Publications

Mrs. Udell is a member of the International Association of Crime Analysts Publication Committee.

Mrs. Udell is an Editorial Board Member of the Forensic Science and Crime Research journal. 


Courses Taught

CRIM 320 - Crime and Place

CRIM 312 - Intelligence Analysis Techniques

CRIM 490 - Crime Analysis and Introduction to Crime Mapping

CRIM 400 - Applied Criminal Psychology

CRIM 490 - Serial Offenders: Theory, Practice & Analysis

CRIM 495 - Capstone in Crim, Law & Society 


Masters of Science in Criminal Justice: Concentration on Criminal Behavior, Tiffin University

B.A. (Intelligence Studies), Mercyhurst University


Recent Presentations

Presenter at the annual International Association of Crime Analysts, Virginia Crime Analysis Network and the annual College and Universities Police Investigators Conference

In the Media

Potomac News/Manassas Journal Messenger, A Trendy Career.