Charlotte Gill, Ph.D.
Dr. Charlotte Gill is an Associate Professor and Deputy Director of the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society, George Mason University. She received her PhD in Criminology from the University of Pennsylvania in 2010. Her primary research interests are community- and place-based crime prevention approaches, particularly with juveniles and youth; community policing; program evaluation; and research synthesis. Dr. Gill has fifteen years of experience in applied experimental and quasi-experimental research and is currently partnering with several police departments and community groups around the United States to develop and test community-led approaches to place-based prevention and improve police responses to people with mental health issues. Dr. Gill also serves as a member of the Campbell Collaboration Crime and Justice Group steering committee. She is a 2017-19 Andrew Carnegie Fellow and has received several awards and honors, including the 2018 Mentoring Excellence award from Mason OSCAR and the 2019 SCHEV Outstanding Faculty - Rising Star award.