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Brandon Behlendorf: The Structure, Operation and Failure of Illicit Trafficking Networks


Brandon Behlendorf: The Structure, Operation and Failure of Illicit Trafficking Networks

Date: 
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time: 
11:00am - 12:30pm
Location: 

8400 Baltimore Ave., Suite 250, College Park, MD 20740

On Tuesday, July 21 at 2:00 p.m., START Senior Research and Assistant Director for Research Development Dr. Brandon Behlendorf will give a lecture titled "The Structure, Operation and Failure of Illicit Trafficking Networks" at START headquarters in College Park. The event is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are encouraged.

Dr. Behlendorf conducts multi-method modeling and analysis focused on terrorist targeting strategies, maritime piracy, nuclear trafficking and transnational criminal activity. He has received funding from the Department of Homeland Security and the National Science Foundation, and has been published in the Journal of Quantitative Criminology.  Previously, he was a researcher with the Ohio Department of Public Safety, where he coordinated a multi-agency evaluation of a commercial vehicle diversion program and assisted in the creation of risk management programs and assessments for the Ohio State Highway Patrol.