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Andrea Allen

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Office: Clayton Hall T-218
Social Sciences
College of Arts & Sciences


Andrea Allen is associate professor of criminal justice. Her research focuses on policing, drugs and crime, and firearms, and is published in outlets such as Crime & Delinquency, Journal of Quantitative Criminology, Criminal Justice and Behavior, and Policing.


Ph D, Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of South Carolina, 2013

Intellectual Contributions

Andrea Allen, Are campus police “real” police? Students’ perceptions of campus versus municipal police, The Police Journal – 2021

Andrea Allen, Scott Jacques, “He did that because I was Black”: Black college students perceive municipal police, not campus police, as discriminating, Deviant Behavior – 2020

Andrea Allen, Do campus police ruin college students' fun?, Deviant Behavior – 2017

Andrea Allen, Stop and question campus policing, Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management – 2016

Andrea Allen, Campus police-citizen encounters: Influences on sanctioning outcomes, American Journal of Criminal Justice – 2015