Andrew M. Fox is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminology at California State University, Fresno. He received his Ph.D. from Arizona State University in Criminology and Criminal Justice. His research interests include social network analysis, gangs, crime prevention, and communities.
Fox is serving as the Research Partner on a number of federal initiatives, including Smart Policing, Smart Prosecution and the Police-Prosecution Partnership. He was an embedded researcher with the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office and the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department, actively involved in the evaluation, intelligence gathering, planning and implementation of their focused-deterrence model program. Additionally, Fox has worked with multiple police agencies to integrate social network analysis into law enforcement decision making. Strategies include community-oriented policing, enforcement, and crime prevention.
In 2014, his work led to the receipt of the Bronze Award for Excellence in Law Enforcement Research Award from the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award. His work has been published in the Pan American Journal of Public Health, Crime and Delinquency, Justice Quarterly, and the American Sociological Review.