GTD Team

Principal Investigator

Gary LaFree, Director, START, and Professor, Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Maryland

Co-Principal Investigator

Laura Dugan, Associate Professor, Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Maryland

Program Manager

Erin Miller, Faculty Research Assistant, START

Data Collection Manager

Michael Jensen, Faculty Research Assistant, START

GTD Research Staff, University of Maryland

Michael Distler, Graduate Research Assistant
Omi Hodwitz, Graduate Research Assistant
William Kammerer, Faculty Research Assistant
Sheehan Kane, Faculty Research Assistant
Anna Meier, Faculty Research Assistant
Mary Michael, Faculty Research Assistant
Christopher Panek, Faculty Research Assistant
Kieran Quinlan, Faculty Research Assistant
Aaron Safer-Lichtenstein, Graduate Research Assistant

GTD Research Alumni

Brad Bartholomew
Brandon Behlendorf
Stephanie DiPietro
Susan Fahey
Heather Fogg
Derrick Franke
Nadine Frederique
Paul Gallo
Jennifer Gibbs
Rachelle Giguere
James Hendrickson
Raven Korte
Deepak Kukade
Sumit Kumar
Lauren Metelsky
Danna O'Rourke
Shelsea Pederson
Alexandra Prokopets
Matthew Rhodes
Benjamin Rosenbaum
Jeffrey Scott
Crystal Shelton
Jaime Shoemaker
Joseph Simone
Corina Simonelli
Kimberly Tenorio
Mischelle van Brakle
Katharine Sobotka von Rosen
Jennifer A. Varriale-Carson

Technical Staff, University of Maryland

Eamon Diab, IT Program Manager
Brian Wingenroth, Software Architect

GTD Advisory Board

Victor Asal, SUNY Albany
Martha Crenshaw, Stanford University
Joshua Freilich, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Clark McCauley, Bryn Mawr College
Todd Sandler, University of Texas, Dallas
Jacob Shapiro, Princeton University
Kathleen Smarick, University of Maryland, College Park
Brent Smith, University of Arkansas
John Wigle, Johns Hopkins University

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