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Daren Fisher

Daren Fisher is an Assistant Professor in Criminal Justice at The Citadel. His research interests include the relationship between government actions and subsequent terrorism, criminological theory, policing, and crime prevention. Dr. Fisher specializes in empirically testing the predictions of criminological theory to better inform government policies that aim to reduce crime using econometric methods and qualitative approaches. Dr. Fisher has previously worked as a researcher for the Sydney Institute of Criminology (University of Sydney), the National Centre in HIV Social Research (University of New South Wales), and for the North Carolina Racial Justice Act Project (Michigan State University).

Dr. Fisher has published articles in Justice Quarterly, the European Journal of Criminology, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, Critical Studies on Terrorism, and the American Journal of Criminal Justice. He has also authored book chapters on Sociological and Criminological Explanations of Terrorism (Oxford University Press, eds. Erica Chenoweth, Andreas Gofas, Richard English, and Stathis Kalyvas) and the Emergence of Classical Criminological Theory (Wiley, ed. Ruth A. Triplett).

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Contact Information:
Office: Mims 306-8


Ph.D. Criminology and Criminal Justice (University of Maryland)

M.A. Criminology and Criminal Justice (University of Maryland)

Bachelor of Social Science and Social Policy Criminology (with Distinction and First Class Honours, University of New South Wales)


Vita: Daren Fisher's Vita

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