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Vijay Chillar

Vijay F. Chillar is a Ph.D. student in the Rutgers School of Criminal Justice. His research agenda focuses on policing through a number of applied research projects on the spatial analysis of crime patterns, crime control technology, organizational behavior, and the integration of academic research and police practice. His other research interests include social networks,... Learn More


Sadaf Hashimi

Publications Ouellet, M., Hashimi, S., Gravel, J., Dabney, D. (forthcoming) The promise of a network approach for policing research. Justice Quarterly. Ouellet, M., Hashimi, S. (2019). Criminal group dynamics and network methods. In Deflem, M. and Silva, D. (Ed.), Methods of Criminology and Criminal Justice Research (Sociology of Crime, Law, and Deviance, Vol 24). Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishing Limited. pp. 47-65.... Learn More


Ashley Appleby

  Publications Appleby, A. (2021) Promising Practices: Special Needs Unit, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections. Vera Institute of Justice, Safe Alternatives to Segregation Resource Center. Appleby, A. (2018).  Breaking the Pendulum: The Long Struggle Over Criminal Justice, by Philip Godman, Joshua Page, and Michelle Phelps.  Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Books, Rutgers School of Criminal Justice... Learn More


Popy Begum

Popy Begum was born in Sylhet, Bangladesh and raised in Astoria, Queens. She graduated from John Jay College of Criminal Justice with a B.A. in International Criminal Justice and Certificate in Dispute Resolution. Popy earned the MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice (Research Methods) from the Centre for Criminology, Oxford University in England. Among Popy’s... Learn More


Katherine Bright

Katherine Bright is a PhD student at the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University- Newark. She has served as a field researcher and project manager on several NIJ funded grants focused on human trafficking and the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC). For the last two years, Katherine has worked on a pilot project... Learn More


Kateryna Kaplun

Kateryna Kaplun is a third year PhD Student in the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University – Newark. She received her BA in Justice Studies and BS in Mathematics in 2017 and her MS in Statistics in 2018 from Montclair State University. Her research interests include cybercrime, surveillance, technology, white-collar crime, and mixed methods analyses. She is currently... Learn More