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Ryan Randa

Assistant Professor

  • Ph.D. University of Cincinnati, Criminal Justice (2009)
  • M.S. University of Cincinnati, Criminal Justice (2003)
  • B.S. University of Wisconsin-Superior, Sociology (2002)


Office: C-121
Phone: (936) 294-4366

Areas of Expertise:
Fear of Crime and Behavioral adaptation, Environmental Criminology and Crime Prevention through Environmental Design


Ryan Randa is an assistant professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Sam Houston State University. He is the Co-Editor of the Journal of School Violence and an active member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences as well as the American Society of Criminology. His research interests include victimization, fear of crime, communities and crime, and behavioral adaptation. His recent work can be found in Crime and Delinquency, Victims and Offenders, Journal of Criminal Justice, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, and Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice.

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