Jessie Huff

Jessie Huff

Assistant Professor

University of Nebraska Omaha

Dr. Huff’s research revolves around evaluating police programs and policies in order to improve police effectiveness and the equitable administration of justice. She is an NIJ LEADS Academic committed to partnering with agencies to better understand what works in policing and how to achieve fair and equitable policing outcomes for civilians of diverse backgrounds. She has collaborated on several research projects with police agencies across the U.S., including randomized-controlled trials of body-worn cameras, violence reduction strategies, and intelligence approaches to gun crime. Her research has been funded through sources including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Homeland Security, and the Bureau of Justice Assistance. Her work has been published in outlets such as the Journal of Experimental Criminology, Police Quarterly, and Crime & Delinquency.

Interests
  • Program Evaluation
  • Police Strategy
  • Crime Mapping
Education
  • PhD in Criminology and Criminal Justice, 2020

    Arizona State University

  • MA in Criminal Justice, 2015

    University of Nevada, Reno

  • BA in Criminal Justice, 2013

    University of Nevada, Reno

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