Speaker Bio & Abstract

 
Dr Andrew Lemieux Coordinator, Wildlife Crime Cluster
Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (NSCR)
The Netherlands

BiographyAndrew Lemieux studied Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at the University of Arizona (BS 2005, MS 2006). He subsequently earned a Masterís degree (2008) and PhD (2010) in Criminal Justice from Rutgers University. His doctoral research examined the risk of violent victimization Americans face in different activities and places. Since 2010, he has worked at the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement where he coordinates the Wildlife Crime Research Cluster. His research examines how data can improve wildlife protection efforts through data-driven operations and problem solving, drawing upon lessons learned from urban crime control.