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Fisher, D., & Kearns, E. M. (2024). The Theorizing of Terrorism within CriminologyJournal of Research in Crime and Delinquency. 61(4), 487-520.

Dugan, L., & Fisher, D. (2023). Far-Right and Jihadi Terrorism within the United States: From September 11th to January 6th. Annual Review of Criminology, 6, 131-153.

Asal, V., Fisher, D. & Young, J. (2023) Target Them with What? Why States Choose Different COIN Strategies for Different Insurgent OrganizationsStudies in Conflict & Terrorism46(9), 1766-1783.

Fisher, D. & Becker, M. H. (2023) Successful for whom?: an examination of the general deterrent impact of the targeted killing of terrorist leaders on global terrorist fatalities, Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression, DOI: 10.1080/19434472.2023.2172444

Carson, J., Dierenfeldt, R., and Fisher, D. (Online First). Country-Level Firearm Availability and Terrorism: A New Approach to Examining the Gun-Crime RelationshipJournal of Research in Crime and Delinquency. Available online at:


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. (2021) Desistance From Terrorism. in M. Haner and M. Sloan (Eds.) Theories of Terrorism: Contemporary Perspectives. London: Routledge


Fisher, D. and Asal, V. (2020) Before and during Iraq: Was Insurgent lethality impacted by the invasion of Iraq?. in S. Cubucku and S. Ozeren (Eds.) Post-ISIS Era: Regional and Global Implications. NATO Science for Peace and Security Series. Berlin: Springer.   


Fisher, D. and Lee, J.G. (2020) Testing the Universality of the Gender Equality–Peace Thesis: The Influence of Increased Gender Equality on Terrorism in TurkeyWomen & Criminal Justice. doi: 10.1080/08974454.2019.1582124

Fisher, D. and Dugan, L. (2019) Sociological and Criminological Explanations for Terrorism. in E. Chenowith, R. English, A. Gofas, and S. Kalyvas (Eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Terrorism. New York: Oxford University Press. 

Fisher, D., Dugan, L., and Chenoweth, E. (2018). Does US presidential rhetoric affect asymmetric political violence?Critical Studies on Terrorism. 12(1), pp.132-150. doi:

Fisher, D. and Meitus, A. (2017). Uprooting or Sowing Violence?: Coca Eradication and Guerrilla Violence in ColombiaStudies in Conflict & Terrorism. Vol. 40, No. 9, 790-807.

Fisher, D., and Dugan, L. (2017). Criminological Explanations for TerrorismOxford Bibliographies in Criminology. doi: 10.1093/obo/9780195396607-0209

Dugan, L. and Fisher, D. (2015). Strategic Responses to the Boston Marathon Bombing. In M. Tonry (Ed.) Oxford Handbooks Online. New York: Oxford University Press.

Governance and Society

Lee, J. G., and Fisher, D. (2019). The Influence of Scope, Frames, and Extreme Willingness to Pay Responses on Cost of Crime EstimatesAmerican Journal of Criminal Justice. Available online at:     

Fisher, D. (2018). Gender equality and its heterogeneous impact on the incarceration of women in Turkey. International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice. 52, pp.165-175. Online first at:

Fisher, D., Wadds, P., and Clancey, G. (2018). The patchwork of alcohol-free zones and alcohol-prohibited areas in New South Wales (Australia)Safer Communities. 17(2), pp.94-102. Online First at:   ​

Fisher, D., Clancey, G., and Rutherford, A. (2016). Policing built environment crime risks: The role of police in CPTED in New South Wales, Australia. Police Practice and Research: An International Journal. Vol, 17, No. 5, 477-488.​

Lee, M., Clancey, G., and Fisher, D. (2014). Risky Reports: Crime Risk Assessments and Spatial Governance. Critical Criminology. Vol. 22, 257-272.

Fisher, D., Wilson, H., and Bryant, J. (2013). Harm reduction knowledge and information exchange among secondary distributors in Sydney, AustraliaDrugs: Education, Prevention and Policy. Vol. 20, 67-73.

Crime Prevention

Fisher, D., Maimon, D. & Berenblum, T. (2021) Examining the crime prevention claims of crime prevention through environmental design on system-trespassing behaviors: a randomized experimentSecurity Journal 


Clancey, G., Fisher, D., Lyons, A., and Lee, M. (2016). A review of the impact of crime risk assessment reports in New South Wales, AustraliaCrime Prevention and Community Safety. Vol. 18, 73-90.

Clancey, G. and Fisher, D. (2016). Crime prevention through environmental design in New South WalesAustralian Planner. Vol. 53, No. 2, 73-82.

Clancey, G., Fisher, D., and Yeung, N. (2016). A Recent History of Australian Crime PreventionCrime Prevention and Community Safety: An International Journal. Online at:

Clancey, G., Fisher, D., and Lee, M. (2015). The Art and Science of Preparing Crime Risk Assessment Reports. Crime Prevention and Community Safety: An International Journal. Vol. 17, 270-290.​

Clancey, G., Fisher, D., and Rutherford, A. (2014). An Exploratory Study of Crime Risks and the Planning ProcessCrime Prevention and Community Safety: An International Journal. Vol. 16, 1-19.

Fisher, D., and Piracha, A. (2012). Crime prevention through environmental design: A case study of multi-agency collaboration in Sydney, Australia. Australian Planner. Vol. 49, 79-87.

Clancey, G., Lee, M., and Fisher, D. (2012). Crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED) and the New South Wales crime risk assessment guidelines: A critical review. Crime Prevention and Community Safety: An International Journal. Vol. 14, 1-15.

Clancey, G., Fisher, D., and Lee, M. (2011). Do Crime Risk Assessment Reports Measure Crime RisksCurrent Issues in Criminal Justice. Vol. 23, 235-254.

Criminological Theory


Fisher, D., Abel, M., and McCann (2023). Differentiating Violent and Non-Violent Extremists: Lessons from 70 Years of Social Control Theory. Journal for Deradicalization, 34, 28-48.

Paternoster, R. and Fisher, D. (2017) The Foundation and Reemergence of Classical Thought In Criminological Theory: A Brief Philosophical History. In the Wiley Handbook of the History and Philosophy of Criminology, ed. Ruth A. Triplett. Chapter 10, 173-188. 

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