Zach Drake

Zach Drake

Zach Drake

Graduate Lecturer

Crime analysis, data science, machine learning, crime prevention, deterrence, crime and place, homeland security, operations research, program evaluations

Zachary Drake is a Ph.D. student in Criminology, Law and Society. His primary area of interest is in advanced analytics and research methodologies, spatial understandings of crime including crime and place and offender mobility, crime prevention design, and homeland security. 

Zach is a Senior Research Scientist at Thomson Reuters Special Services. He researches a variety of security problems and develops analytical tools for federal law enforcement agencies.


M.A. in Criminology, Law and Society; George Mason University, 2017

B.S. in Integrative Studies (Criminal Justice, Organizational Communication, and Geographic Information Science); Kennesaw State University, 2015