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Scott Wolfe

Associate Professor

PhD 2012, Arizona State University
MS 2008, University of Louisville
BA 2006, Ohio Northern University

Biography

Scott Wolfe is an Associate Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University. He received his PhD in criminology and criminal justice from Arizona State University. Scott’s research focuses on policing, organizational justice, legitimacy, and criminological theory. Much of his work involves practitioner-researcher partnerships and has examined a variety of issues including officer-involved traffic collisions, evidence-based policing, and burglary reduction strategies. Currently, Scott is co-principal investigator on a multiyear NIJ grant evaluating an officer social interaction training program geared toward reducing use of force incidents and improving community trust. His team has partnered with the Fayetteville (NC) Police Department and Tucson (AZ) Police Department for this project.