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Elizabeth Groff (PhD in geography, 2006, University of Maryland) is an associate professor in the criminal justice department at Temple University. She is an applied researcher who has held positions in practice, policy and academia. Her research interests include: place-based criminology; modeling geographical influences on human activity; role of technology in police organizations; and the development of innovative methodologies using geographic information systems, agent-based simulation models, and randomized experiments. She has published 13 articles, five book chapters, and co-authored two books. She was elected a fellow of the Academy of Experimental Criminology in 2010.

Dr. Groff has a BS (1994) and an MA (1996) from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in Geography as well as a PhD (2006) in the same discipline from the University of Maryland at College Park. She also has an MA (2005) from the University of Maryland at College Park in Criminology and Criminal Justice.

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