• Rob T. Guerette is an associate professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, School of International and Public Affairs. He holds a doctorate from Rutgers University-Newark and was a Fellow at the Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University-New Brunswick. He is affiliated with the Center for Problem-Oriented Policing and serves as the advisor and coordinator for the annual International Herman Goldstein Awards for Excellence in Problem-Oriented Policing, a program supported by the United States Department of Justice - Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS). He has worked on projects in consultation or affiliation with the Department of Homeland Security - U.S. Border Patrol, the National Research Council, United States Department of Justice-Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), British Home Office Research Directorate, the Miami Police Department and the New Jersey Department of Probation and Parole.

    His research has appeared in a variety of peer-reviewed outlets including Criminology, Crime & Delinquency, Crime Prevention Studies, Criminology & Public Policy, the European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research, the Journal of Criminal Justice, and Security Journal. He is author of Migrant Death: Border Safety and Situational Crime Prevention on the U.S.-Mexico Divide (2007); co-editor of the book Migration, Culture Conflict, Crime, and Terrorism (2006); and co-author of a book chapter in Deadly Lessons: Understanding Lethal School Violence (2002). Formerly, he was a private criminal and civil investigator where he worked an assortment of cases on federal and state levels.

research interests

  • Situational Crime Prevention | Problem and Community-Oriented Policing | Transnational Crime | Program and Policy Evaluation

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full name

  • Rob Guerette


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