Andrew Fox, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Office Phone Email
S2 142 559.278.6046


Biographical Sketch

Andrew M. Fox received his Ph.D. from Arizona State University in Criminology and Criminal Justice. His research interests include social network analysis, gangs, crime prevention, mental health and communities. Fox served as the Research Partner from 2012-2016 for the Kansas City No Violence Alliance (KC NoVA), an implementation of focused deterrence aiming to prevent group related homicide. He was an embedded researcher with the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office and the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department, actively involved in the evaluation, intelligence gathering, planning and implementation of this focused-deterrence model program. Additionally, Fox has worked with multiple police agencies to integrate social network analysis into law enforcement decision making. Strategies include community-oriented policing, enforcement, and crime prevention. In 2014, his work led to the receipt of the Bronze Award for Excellence in Law Enforcement Research Award from the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award. His work has been published in the Pan American Journal of Public Health, Crime and Delinquency, Justice Quarterly, and the American Sociological Review.

Social Network Analysis for Law Enforcement

Courses Taught

  • Crim 100: Criminology
  • Crim 120: Juvenile Delinquency