Robert Apel is Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University, Newark, NJ, USA. His research interests include the economy, crime control policy, and the life course.
Margit Averdijk is a research associate at the Criminological Research Unit at the ETH Zurich, Switzerland. Her research interests include the study of victimization, social contexts of crime and individuals' development of violent behavior.
Lauren A. Austin is a doctoral student in the Public Policy program at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, NC, USA. Her research interests include at-risk youth, resiliency, and the history of North Carolina's public health policies. She is currently completing her dissertation on the risk and protective factors of resilient at-risk youth.
Ronet Bachman is a professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA. She has published several books on research methods, statistics, and violence and victimization. Her most recent federally funded research examined the long-term desistance patterns of a drug involved cohort of offenders.
Eric Beauregard is a Professor in the School of Criminology at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada, and he is the Director of the Centre for Research on Sexual Violence. His research interests include the crime-commission process, decision making, criminal investigation, as well as the factors influencing criminal outcomes for different types of sex offenders.
Wim Bernasco is senior researcher at the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement NSCR, Amsterdam, Netherlands, and professor 'Spatial analysis of crime' at the Department of Spatial Economics of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He studies spatial aspects of crime, including offenders' travel behaviour and target selection. His work also includes research on situational causes of crime, including the analysis of crime captured on camera.
Daniel Birks is a Lecturer at the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia and a Research Fellow at the Griffith Criminology Institute. His research interests are broadly based in the fields of environmental criminology, crime analysis and computational social science.
Wouter van den Bos is a research scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany. His research focuses on the neural underpinnings of reward-based learning and social decision-making across adolescent development.
Iain Brennan is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Psychology at University of Hull, UK. His research interests include weapon use, alcohol-related violence and victim responses to crime.
Jeffrey A. Bouffard is a professor in the College of Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX, USA, and Research Director for the Correctional Management Institute of Texas. His research interests include offender decision-making, criminological theories, and offender rehabilitation.
Fiona Brookman is professor of Criminology at the University of South Wales, UK, and Director of the Criminal Investigation Research Network (CIRN). Her major research interests are homicide, violence and the police investigation of homicide. She is currently undertaking ethnographic research on the role of forensic science and technology in homicide investigations in the UK.
Paolo Campana is University Lecturer in Criminology and Complex Networks at the Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge, UK. His research interests include the study of organised crime and forms of extra-legal governance, and the application of network analysis techniques to research organised forms of criminality.
Gabriel T. Cesar is a doctoral candidate in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA. His research explores effective and sustainable policing, violence as a group process, and social support through mentorship and collaboration. Gabriel's work has appeared in Victims and Offenders and The Journal of Legal and Forensic Medicine.
Megan E. Collins is a doctoral student in the department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA. Her research interests include gun violence and markets, procedural justice, policing and public policy.
Heith Copes is a professor at the department of Justice Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA. His research addresses the criminal decision-making strategies of offenders, and understanding the ways that offenders make sense of their lives and crimes.
Timothy Coupe works at the Institute of Criminology, Cambridge University, UK. His research interests are policing, crime detection and investigation, and burglary.
Scott Decker is Foundation Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA. His main research interests are in the areas of gangs, violence, criminal justice policy, and the offender's perspective.
John Eck is a professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati, OH, USA. His work encompasses investigations management, problem-oriented policing, and preventing crime at high crime places, focusing on practical solutions to crime problems based on sound research and rigorous theory.
Paul Ekblom is Professor of Design Against Crime at Central Saint Martins University of the Arts, London, UK. His research interests include criminal adaptability and coevolution with crime prevention, developing conceptual frameworks for crime prevention theory and practice, designing products and places to resist crime, and horizon-scanning.
Henk Elffers is a senior researcher at the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (NSCR) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, emeritus professor at the department of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and adjoint-lecturer at Griffith University, Mt Gravatt, QLD, Australia. He works on rational choice, guardianship, spatial criminology and the interaction between judges and the general public.
M. Lyn Exum is an Associate Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, NC, USA. His research interests include criminal decision making and the forces that impact those cognitive processes.
Justin D. Franklin is a graduate of the Master's of Science program in Criminal Justice at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, NC, USA. His interests include rehabilitation strategies that target juvenile offenders.
Jean-Louis Van Gelder is a senior researcher at the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (NSCR) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. His research interests include the interplay of affect and cognition in criminal decision making, multiple self models, the application of novel methods and technologies in criminological research, and informality.
Berna Güro?lu is an associate professor in Developmental Psychology and a principal investigator in the Brain and Development Laboratory at Leiden University, Netherlands. Her research focuses on the neurocognitive development of social decision-making across childhood, adolescence and young adulthood. She is particularly interested in the role of peer relationships and their links with socio-emotional functioning.
Wim Huisman is professor of criminology at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. His research interests are organizational and white collar crime, among which the involvement of business in serious human rights violations, fraud and corruption.
Shayne E. Jones is an Associate Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, USA. His research interests include: the relationship between personality and offending; the extent to which criminological constructs mediate and moderate this relationship; factors that influence various actors (juries, judges, criminal defendants) in making legal decisions.
Eduard T. Klapwijk is a PhD candidate at the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands. His research focuses on the neurocognitive mechanisms of empathy and social decision-making in adolescents with conduct disorder and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders.
Marie R. Lindegaard is a researcher at the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement NSCR, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Her research interests are situational aspects of crime, agency, street culture, qualitative methods, use of camera footage for crime research, South-Africa.
Thomas A. Loughran is an associate professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA. His research interests include offender decision making and deterrence, illegal market participation, public policy, and methods for inferring treatment effects from non-experimental data.
Tamara D. Madensen is an associate professor at the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, NV, USA. Her research interests are problem oriented policing, crime opportunity structures, place management, and crowd violence.
Chae Mamayek is a doctoral student in the department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA. Her research interests include offender decision-making, statistical methodology, deterrence and public policy. Sarah B. van Mastrigt is Associate Professor at the Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Aarhus University, Denmark. Her research interests include co-offending, developmental and life-course criminology, and the social psychology of crime and punishment.
Daniel S. Nagin is Teresa and H. John Heinz III University Professor of Public Policy and Statistics at the Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. His research focuses on the evolution of criminal and antisocial behaviors over the life course, the deterrent effect of criminal and non-criminal penalties on illegal behaviors, and the development of statistical methods for analyzing longitudinal data.
Nicole Niebuhr is a doctoral student in the College of Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX, USA. Her research interests include offender rehabilitation, reentry, life course theory and program evaluation.
Ray Paternoster is a professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Maryland, Colleg Park, MD, USA. He is interested in rational choice models of offender decision-making, the transition from adolescence to adulthood, desistance theory and research, and issues related to capital punishment.
Lieven J. R. Pauwels is Professor of Criminology at the Department of Criminology, Criminal Law and Social Law at Ghent University, Belgium. He is interested in crime causation theories, unifying frameworks and empirical tests, philosophy of causation and innovative methods in quantitative criminology.
Heiko Rauhut is a senior researcher and lecturer at the Institute of Sociology at the University of Zurich, Switzerland. His substantial research interests include social norms, the evolution of cooperation, crime, punishment and control. His methodological research interests are experimental game theory, quantitative social research methods and analytical sociology.
Carter Rees is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Brigham Young University whose research focuses on social networks, juvenile delinquency, and the structure of adolescent friendships. His peer reviewed published articles cover a variety of substantive topics such as adolescent abstention from alcohol, the role of best friends' influence in delinquent outcomes, school policy and delinquency, and behavioral variation in adolescent social networks.
Danielle M. Reynald is a senior lecturer at the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Griffith University, Mt. Gravatt, QLD, Australia. Her research interests circle around the development and application of the concept of guardianship in preventing or prosecuting of crime in residential, workplace, public as well as cyber-space contexts, crime prevention through environmental design and offender decision making.
Stijn Ruiter is a senior researcher at the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement NSCR, Amsterdam, Netherlands, professor of social and spatial aspects of deviancy at Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands, and. associate member van Nuffield College, Oxford, UK. His research focuses on spatiotemporal aspects of crime and the role of activity patterns in crime target selection.
Aiden Sidebottom is a lecturer at the Department of Security and Crime Science at University College London, UK. His research interests are evidence-based policing, situational crime prevention and crime prevention evaluation.
Robert Svensson is Professor at the Department of Criminology at Malmö University, Sweden. His research interests include crime and deviance, and in particular crime and deviance among adolescents.
Nick Tilley is Professor in the Department of Security and Crime Science at University College London, UK, and Adjunct Professor at Griffith University, Mt. Gravatt, QLD, Australia. His research concerns problem oriented policing, prevention, community policing, and evaluation research.
Kyle Treiber is University Lecturer in Neurocriminology at the Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge, UK, and Deputy Director of the Peterborough Adolescent and Young Adult Development Study (PADS+). Her research interests include the (bio)mechanics of decision making and the interaction between neurocriminological and social environmental factors and their influence on cognition and behaviour, both at the point of action and throughout development and the life course.
Frank M. Weerman is a senior researcher at the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement NSCR, Amsterdam, Netherlands. His research is focused on the explanation of juvenile delinquency, on co-offending and youth gangs, and on the role of delinquent peers.
L. Thomas Winfree is Professor Emeritus of Criminal Justice at New Mexico State University, having retired in 2012. He has contributed extensively to the criminological literature, particularly in juvenile delinquency. His research interests include youth gangs, both domestically and internationally
Michelle Wright is a Chartered Psychologist and senior lecturer in Forensic Psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Her research focuses on furthering understanding of homicide and criminal investigation processes to inform policing, policy and practice.