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Daren Fisher, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Hampton University. Before joining Hampton, Dr. Fisher served as an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at The Citadel. His research interests include the relationship between government actions and subsequent terrorism, criminological theory, policing, and crime prevention. Daren specializes in empirically testing the predictions of criminological theory to better inform government policies that aim to reduce crime using econometric methods and qualitative approaches. 



Fisher, D. and Dugan, L. (2021). The Importance of Governments' Response to Natural Disasters to Reduce Terrorist RiskJustice Quarterly. Available online at:


Fisher, D. and Becker, M.H., (2021) The heterogeneous repercussions of killing Osama bin Laden on global terrorism patternsEuropean Journal of Criminology. doi: 1477370819850103.


Fisher, D. and Lee, J.G. (2019) Testing the Universality of the Gender Equality–Peace Thesis: The Influence of Increased Gender Equality on Terrorism in Turkey. Women & Criminal Justice, doi: 10.1080/08974454.2019.1582124

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