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Institute of Criminology



Charles Lanfear is an Assistant Professor and received his PhD in Sociology at the University of Washington. His research focuses on how community structures and processes impact crime, victimization, and social control. He approaches this topic with methods from causal inference, demography, and computational social science. He also teaches courses and workshops on programming for data analysis with R. He is a committed advocate for reproducible research, and his replication files and course materials are open access via his public website and GitHub profile.

University Assistant Professor

Contact Details

Room: 3.9
01223 762968