Julie Hibdon (Southern Illinois University)
Dr. Julie Hibdon is an associate professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. She formerly was a Research Associate in the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy. She received her Ph.D. in Criminology, Law and Society from George Mason University in 2011. She also holds an M.A. in Administration of Justice from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Dr. Hibdon’s research interests include crime and place, cognitions of crime places and dangerous places, fear of crime, and policing. Dr. Hibdon has worked and collaborated on a number of research projects including the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service Project; an experimental evaluation of License Plate Recognition (LPR) Technologies for Law Enforcement; an evaluation of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) strategy to security at airports; and most recently an evaluation of the impact of technologies on police organizations and practices.