Mike began the Ph.D program in Criminology and Criminal Justice at UMSL in August 2010 after completing one year in the Masters program. He received his B.S. in Justice Systems from Truman State University in 2009 and his M.A. from UMSL in 2012. His dissertation research analyzes the persistence of firearm violence hot spots over time and the efficacy of place-based police patrol in St. Louis. His areas of interest include evidence-based crime policy, hot spots policing, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), mixed-methods research designs, experimental criminology, and environmental criminology."
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