George E. Higgins



George E. Higgins received his Ph.D. in Criminology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2001. His research focuses on testing criminological theories and quantitative methods.  He applies theories and quantitative methods to substance use, cybercrime, race and ethnicity differences, and criminal justice organizational issues (i.e., leadership, administration, and profiling).  Dr. Higgins publishes consistently with students and colleagues from around world.  He is the recipient of numerous awards that include the 2018 Academy of Criminal Justice Founder’s Award.