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Institute of Crime Science

Staff

Jeffrey Clutter

Jeff graduated from Xavier University, majoring in criminal justice with a minor in psychology. He received his Master’s degree in criminal justice with an emphasis in law enforcement and crime prevention from the University of Cincinnati.  Jeff is currently a fourth year doctoral student in the University of Cincinnati’s School of Criminal Justice, with an emphasis on criminology and crime prevention. His research interests include environmental criminology, police effectiveness, hotspot crime mapping, and situational crime prevention.

clutteje@ucmail.uc.edu


Rustu Deryol

Rustu earned a Bachelors of Art from the Police Academy in Turkey in 1997, and a Master of Science in Computer Forensics from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, NY in 2009. He is currently a fourth-year doctoral student in the School of Criminal Justice. He has also completed the GIS certificate program from the geography department at the University of Cincinnati. His research interests include crime concentration (hotspots) and evaluating crime prevention efforts in policing agencies. In addition to mapping crime, he is also interested in social network analysis.

deryolru@ucmail.uc.edu


Samantha Henderson

Samantha is a third-year doctoral student in the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati. She graduated from the Wilfrid Laurier University in 2009 with an Honours B.A. in Criminology and Contemporary Studies, and a minor in Psychology. She earned an M.A. in Sociology from the University of Waterloo in 2011. She is a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Fellowship award holder. Her research interests include focused deterrence, correctional programming, and criminological theory.

hendesm@ucmail.uc.edu


Gabrielle Isaza

Gabby is a second-year doctoral student in the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati. She graduated from the University of San Diego in 2011 with a B.A. in Psychology and Sociology, and earned her M.S. in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati in 2012. Her research interests include situational crime prevention and school crime violence.

isazagt@mail.uc.edu


Arelys Madero-Hernandez

Arelys is a doctoral candidate in the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati.  She received her M.S. in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati in 2008.  A former Fulbright fellow, Arelys worked as a consultant for the National Police Reform Commission in her home country, Venezuela, prior to moving to Cincinnati.  Her research interests include situational crime prevention, environmental criminology, and the intersection of race/ethnicity, criminal opportunities, and victimization. 



Murat Ozer

Murat Ozer is a Police Superintended at Turkish National Police. He received his Ph.D. in School of Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati in 2010. His research interests include crime prevention efforts in policing agencies, violence reduction strategies, and anti-terrorism policies. His main interest in anti-terrorism policies is how to prevent people in joining terrorist organizations and how to quit/deter certain people who are already in touch with terrorist organizations.

ozermm@ucmail.uc.edu


Sam Peterson

Sam is a third-year doctoral student in the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati. He graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 2010 with a B.A. in Criminology and Psychology, and earned a M.S. in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati in 2011. His research interests include life-course criminology, situational crime prevention, policy and program evaluation, and correctional programming.

peters5@ucmail.uc.edu


Annelise Pietenpol

Annelise is a second-year doctoral students in the School of Criminal Justice. In 2011, she graduated with a B.A. in Criminal Justice from the University of Wyoming.  She earned her Masters of Public Adminstration with a graduate minor in Statistics in 2013 from the University of Wyoming.  Her research interests include police structure, organization, and administration.

pietenam@mail.uc.edu


Ashley Sandburg

Ashley earned her Bachelors in Art History from the University of Cincinnati in 2009.  She is currently pursuing a Master's in Professional Writing.  As Program Manager, she develops and maintains security protocols, coordinates ICS functions and trainings, and oversees the day to day activities of the Institute. 

ashley.sandburg@uc.edu