Vaughn Crichlow, Ph.D.
Dr. Vaughn Crichlow is an Assistant Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida Atlantic University. His research is focused on international and cross-cultural comparisons in communities and crime, policing and private security. He has also published research on crime and deviance theories. Regarding grant supported work, he was involved in projects related to policing and crime prevention in Michigan, including a focused deterrence initiative called Ceasefire Detroit. In addition, he has conducted research in urban areas known for violent crime with immigrant business owners. He is currently examining the use of body-worn cameras by police departments in Florida, and he is also working on a multi-site project on campus policing, emergency management and college students’ perceptions toward police. His published work has appeared in journals such as Police Practice and Research: An International Journal, the American Journal of Criminal Justice, the Journal of Qualitative Criminal Justice and Criminology, and the Journal of Community Psychology. Dr. Crichlow teaches courses such as Methods of Research, Class, Race, Gender and Criminal Justice, and Race, Ethnicity and Criminal Justice.