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Derek Cohen

Texas Public Policy Foundation
Austin, TX
Dr. Derek Cohen is the director of the Center for Effective Justice and Right on Crime at the Texas Public Policy Foundation.

Dr. Cohen graduated with a B.S. in criminal justice from Bowling Green State University, and earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati. His academic work can be found in Criminology and Public Policy, the Oxford Handbook on Police and Policing, the Encyclopedia of Theoretical Criminology, and has scholarly articles currently under review. He has presented several papers to the American Society of Criminology, the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, and the American Evaluation Association on the implementation and outcomes of various criminal justice policy issues.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Dr. Cohen worked as a researcher with the University of Cincinnati’s Institute of Crime Science and completed three advanced statistical trainings at the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research at the University of Michigan. He also taught classes in statistics, research methods, criminal procedure, and corrections.
Thursday, September 26

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Friday, September 27

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Saturday, September 28

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