Criminal Justice
       Abdullah Cihan, Ph.D.

Abdullah Cihan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Criminal Justice
College of Human Ecology
East Carolina University
Rivers 236
Greenville, North Carolina 27858-4353

Dr. Abdullah Cihan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice, College of Human Ecology, at East Carolina University.  He holds a Ph.D; M.A. in Criminal Justice and L.L.B. in Law. His research interests include policing, criminology, and quantitative methods. Professor Cihan’s recent publications include articles in Police Quarterly, Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management and Journal of Criminal Justice.
Select Publications:
  • Articles:
    Abdullah Cihan, Yan Zhang, & Larry Hoover (2012). Police response time to in-progress burglary: A multilevel analysis. Police Quarterly, 15, 308-327.

    William R. King, Abdullah Cihan, & Justin Heinonen (2011). The reliability of police employee counts: Comparing FBI and ICMA data, 1954-2008. Journal of Criminal Justice, 39, 445-451.

    Abdullah Cihan & William Wells (2011). Public opinion about police discretion in criminal investigations. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management, 34, 347-362.
Courses Taught:

JUST 3004- Crime & Criminology
JUST 3900- Introduction to Statistics
JUST 6201- Criminological Theory (Graduate)

Research Interests:

Criminological theories, policing, terrorism and security, and quantitative methods.

Teaching Interests:

Criminological theory, policing, research methodology, and statistics.

Curriculum Vitae:

Abdullah Cihan

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