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Garcia, Luis (PhD)

Assistant Professor
Department of Justice Studies
Office: MH 0159
Phone: 239-590-7761

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Ph.D. Law, Policy, & Society, Northeastern University - Dissertation: The fear of crime phenomenon
M.A. Criminal Justice, University of Massachusetts - Thesis: The life-course and criminal victimization experiences of the shelter-using homeless population
C.S.S. Administration and Management, Harvard University
B.A. English, University of South Florida.

Courses Offered

Research methods
Data analysis
Theories of criminal behavior
Senior seminar
Media and community relations in criminal justice
Critical thinking and intelligence analysis within the criminal justice and forensic studies concentrations