Kathleen Gallagher is an Assistant Professor in the School of Criminal Justice whose research focuses on environmental criminology, with a specific interest in the nexus between environmental criminology theory and crime analysis practice. Kathleen holds a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati, and an MS and BA from American University. She has been published in Policing: An International Journal of Strategies & Management; Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice; and Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law and Society, and served as co-editor of the International Association of Crime Analysts' manual, Exploring Crime Analysis (3rd Ed.). Kathleen also provides technical and research assistance to police, community and government agencies. Prior to earning her doctorate, Kathleen served as a Crime Analyst for the Alexandria, Virginia Police Department and Coalition Manager for the non-profit National Crime Prevention Council.
- Payne, T. C., & Gallagher, K. (2016). The Importance of Small Units of Aggregation: Trajectories of Crime at Addresses in Cincinnati, Ohio, 1998–2012. Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law & Society, 17(1), 20–36
- Payne, T. C., Gallagher, K., Eck, J. E., & Frank, J. (2013). Problem Framing in Problem Solving: A Case Study. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, 36(4), 670–682
- Wartell, J., & Gallagher, K. (2012). Translating Environmental Criminology Theory into Crime Analysis Practice. Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice, 6(4), 377–387