Zach Drake

Zach Drake

Zach Drake

Crime analysis, crime prevention, deterrence, crime and place, threat analysis, 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, offender mobility, and crime prevention design. 

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

Courses Taught

CRIM 471 - Prevention and Deterrence of Crime

CRIM 320 - Crime and Place


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