Dr. Lyndsay Boggess is an Associate Professor in the Department of Criminology. She received her Ph.D. in Criminology, Law & Society from the University of California, Irvine. Her research focuses on communities and crime, specifically how neighborhood change affects crime over time, and how changes in crime reciprocally affect neighborhood structure. She has conducted research on the housing market, gentrification and economic investment, and disorder and crime. Dr. Boggess’ recent work focuses on the effects of neighborhood structure on violent crime across different sub-groups such as race/ethnicity and sex, and examining offense patterns across geographic locations.