Elizabeth Groff (Temple University)
Dr. Elizabeth Groff is a professor in the Temple University Department of Criminal Justice. Dr. Groff received her B.S. and M.A. degrees in geography from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Ph.D. in geography from the University of Maryland at College Park. She also has an M.A. in criminology and criminal justice from the University of Maryland at College Park. Dr. Groff’s primary research interests are in crime and place; modeling geographical influences on human activity; agent-based modeling as a methodology; crime prevention; and policing. Her most recent research is a field experiment testing whether citizen notification can prevent subsequent burglaries which is being conducted in partnership with the Baltimore County, MD and the Redlands, CA Police Departments (with Travis Taniguchi). She is a member of the Crime and Place Working Group within the CEBCP Research Program on Crime and Place.