Christopher M. Sedelmaier, Ph.D.

Christopher M. Sedelmaier Headshot
Director of M.S. Criminal Justice Program

Criminal Justice
Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences

Ph.D., Rutgers University, 2003

M.A., Rutgers University, 1999

B.S., The College of New Jersey, 1996

Research Interests

Crime Prevention, Transit Systems and Crime, Environmental Criminology, Routine Activity Theory, Rational Choice Theory, and Crime Analysis  

Recently Published Books and Articles

Kringen, J.A., Sedelmaier, C. M., & Elink-Schuurman-Laura, K. (2016). Assessing the Relevance of Statistics and Crime Analysis Courses for Working Crime Analysts. Journal of Criminal Justice Education, Online First.

Sedelmaier, C. M. (2015). “Wolves to the door” or “lambs to the slaughter?” Crime opportunity searches on a new public transport system. In: Safety and Security in Transit Environments: An interdisciplinary Approach, V. Ceccato and A. Newton (Eds.), London: Palgrave.

Sedelmaier, C.M., & Gaboury, M.T. (2015) Administering a Victim Impact Curriculum to Inmates: A Multi-site Replication. Criminal Justice Studies: A Critical Journal of Crime, Law and Society, 28(2), 226-238.

Tartaro, C., and Sedelmaier, C. (2009).  A tale of two counties: The impact of pretrial release, race and ethnicity upon sentencing decisions.  Criminal Justice Studies: 22, (2), 203-221.

Gaboury, M.T., Sedelmaier, C.M., Monahan, L., and Monahan, J. (2008).  A preliminary evaluation of behavior outcomes in a corrections-based victim awareness program for offenders.  Journal of Victims and Offenders Vol. 3, No. 2-3, pp. 217-227.

Recent Conference Presentations

Sedelmaier, C. M. (2016). Challenges and Solutions for Researching Community Perspectives. Summer 2016 Smart Policing Initiative Collaboration Workshop, Lowell, MA.


Sedelmaier C. M. (2016) Enhancing Community PolicingCOPS (Mediation)

Courses Taught
  • CJ 250 Scientific Methods in Criminal Justice
  • CJ 251/613 Quantitative Applications in Criminal Justice
  • CJ 555/655 Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design
  • CJ 557/657 Crime Mapping and Crime Analysis
  • CJ 622 Advanced Quantitative Applications in Criminal Justice
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