Policing, Criminal Justice, Criminal Careers, Crime Analysis, Quantitative Research Methods, Evaluative Research.
Police Accountability, Police Misconduct, Police Performance, Police Innovations, Early Intervention Systems.
Chris Harris joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor in 2006, having recently finished his dissertation at the University at Albany. His research interests are primarily in police performance and public perceptions of police, as well as evaluation research of various police initiatives. He has been involved in research with various police departments in New York State, including serving as the principal research analyst for Project Safe Neighborhoods in Syracuse, as well as an analyst for the Crime Analysis and Problem Solving partnership between the Albany police department and the University at Albany’s School of Criminal Justice.