Derek M. Cohen, Ph.D
Cohen graduated with a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Bowling Green State University. He went on to complete an M.S. degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati, where he also recently completed his Ph.D. dissertation on the long-term costs and outcomes associated with correctional programming. His academic work can be found in Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management and the forthcoming Encyclopedia of Theoretical Criminology and The Oxford Handbook on Police and Policing, 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, Cohen was a research associate with the University of Cincinnati’s Institute of Crime Science. He also taught classes in statistics, research methods, criminal procedure, and corrections.
Latest by Derek M. Cohen, Ph.D
TPPF Applauds Gov. Abbott’s Leadership on Public Safety
by Derek M. Cohen, Ph.DFebruary 1, 2021
Come and Take it: What Will and What Will Not Improve Public Safety in Firearm Violence Prevention
by Derek M. Cohen, Ph.DNovember 7, 2019
Tucker Carlson and John Kennedy get the First Step Act all wrong
by Derek M. Cohen, Ph.DJuly 25, 2019
Setting the Record Straight
by Derek M. Cohen, Ph.DAugust 17, 2018
Prison reform is worth fighting for in the Senate
by Derek M. Cohen, Ph.DMay 29, 2018