Jonathan Allen Kringen is a visiting research professor of criminal justice. Dr. Kringen’s primary interest is the application of advanced research methodologies, including computational and simulation approaches, to aid in the investigation of criminal justice phenomena. His substantive interests include policing, crime analysis, school safety, and immigration. His recent work includes an exploration of the impact of criminal prosecution on unauthorized entry under Operation Streamline completed in conjunction with the Vera Institute of Justice and an evaluation of the impact of community-engaged training of police recruits completed with Police Foundation. His work has appeared in Journal of Criminal Justice Education, Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice, and Journal of Criminal Justice. He holds PhD and MS degrees in criminal justice from Texas State University and a BA in Spanish from the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Kringen teaches courses in crime analysis, data systems, data visualization, quantitative analysis, and research methods.