Vaughn Crichlow, Ph.D.
Vaughn J. Crichlow is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Student Services in FAU’s College of Social Work and Criminal Justice, and an Associate Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice. He received his Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University. He holds a Law degree from the University of London, and acquired graduate and undergraduate degrees from Rowan University and the University of the West-Indies respectively. His research interests include international and cross-cultural comparisons in policing and crime prevention, police-community encounters with ethnic minorities, as well as procedural justice and police legitimacy perceptions. Dr. Crichlow is involved in several collaborative research and grant funded projects, including the Palm Beach County School and Community Violence Prevention Task Force Evaluation. He was also involved in Ceasefire Detroit – a violence prevention project in Michigan. His published work has appeared in academic journals such as Crime and Delinquency, Criminal Justice and Behavior, Policing and Society, and the Journal of Community Psychology. He is a co-author of the book, “Police-Community Relations in Times of Crisis: Decay and Reform in the Post-Ferguson Era.”