Dr. Cynthia Lum is the Deputy Director of the
Center for Evidence Based Crime Policy (CEBCP)
and researches in the area of crime
prevention, international and domestic policing, democratization
and justice systems, place-based criminology, and evaluation research methodology. She has
consulted with numerous police agencies to improve the use of information,
research, and evidence in strategic and tactical planning and focuses on
the improvement of information technologies to achieve these goals.
She has advised hundreds of police commanders in the areas of deployment and
crime analysis both in the United States and abroad and worked with
the U.S. State Department’s International Law Enforcement Academy. In addition to
Project TIPLINE, her recent projects include conducting a multi-language
survey of law enforcement officials across nations in political
transition, developing crime analytic capabilities for the police in
Trinidad and Tobago (PIs: Steve Mastrofski and Ed Maguire), and conducting
a systematic review of research evaluating anti-terrorism strategies. Dr.
Lum is currently the National Institute of Justice W.E.B. DuBois Fellow.
Administrative Project Management:
Mr. Joey Pomperada (SPAWAR)