The Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy is a unit within the Department of Criminology, Law and Society at George Mason University. Our faculty and senior fellows teach a wide range of graduate and undergraduate courses, listed below.


CRIM 511: Evidence-Based Crime and Justice Policy

CRIM 516: Evaluation of Crime and Justice Policies and Practices

CRIM 517: Research Practicum in Justice Policy & Practice

CRIM 595: Evidence-Based Policing (cross-listed as CRIM 795)

CRIM 700: Values, Ethics, and Criminal Justice Policy

CRIM 710: Criminological Theory

CRIM 720: Behavior of Law

CRIM 721: The Constitution, Criminal Procedure, and Security 

CRIM 723: Law and Social Control (cross-listed as CRIM 523)

CRIM 730: Courts and Constitutional Law

CRIM 760: Evidence-Based Crime Policy 

CRIM 762: Crime and Place 

CRIM 780: Research Methods 

CRIM 781: Justice Program Evaluation (cross-listed as CRIM 516) 

CRIM 782: Statistics I 

CRIM 783: Statistics II 

CRIM 784: Experimental Criminology 

CRIM 795: Psychology and the Legal System



Members of the CEBCP have taught a wide variety of undergraduate subjects. For specific information about whether a particular course is being offered during this semester, please consult GMU’s Schedule of Classes.

CRIM 210: Introduction to Criminal Justice

CRIM 315: Research Methods

CRIM 320: Crime and Place

HNRS 353: Effective Responses to Crime: Policies & Strategies

CRIM 401: Policing in America

CRIM 405: Law and Justice Around the World

CRIM 407: Introduction to Law and Society

CRIM 409: Community Policing

CRIM 424: Constitutional Law and Criminal Procedures

CRIM 490: Crime and Place

CRIM 490: Psychology and the Criminal Justice System

CRIM 490: Firearms Policy and Politics

CRIM 491/2: Honors Seminars

CRIM 495: Capstone in Criminology, Law and Society


Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Members of the CEBCP are proud contributors to Mason’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI). Please consult GMU-OLLI’s webpage for more information.