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Jeffrey E. Clutter, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Dr. Jeffrey Clutter earned his Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati. While there, he worked at the Institute of Crime Science, where he assisted police departments across the country in implementing group and gang violence reduction strategies. He also worked in their highly ranked online Criminal Justice Distance Learning Master’s program, facilitating a number of courses, including seminars in criminal justice, criminology, applied crime prevention, and research methods. 

Dr. Clutter's research interests include quantitative analysis of spatial-temporal crime patterns, the role of potentially criminogenic places in crime patterns, and evidence-based policing strategies. Undergraduate courses taught at DeSales include Crime and Society, Drugs and Crime, Crime Analysis & Crime Mapping, and Senior Seminar. He also teaches Research Methods and Criminal Justice Ethics in the MACJ program.