Anne Mahar

Assistant Professor, Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice

333 Easton Hall 1 (215) 572-2930

About Me

Anne Mahar is a specialist in community-based crime and corrections.  This is her first academic position after completing her PhD at Old Dominion University in 2015.  Professor Mahar teaches Crime and Punishment, Crime Mapping, Community Corrections, and Research Methods, among other courses.   Research focuses include spatial analysis, communities and crime, corrections and prisoner reentry.  Her research on the relationship between banking practices and neighborhood levels of crime and has been published by the American Journal of Criminal Justice.

Plymouth, MI

Education History

Old Dominion University 2015

Doctorate of Philosophy , Major in Criminology & Criminal Justice

Eastern Michigan University 2010

Master of Arts, Major in Criminal Justice & Criminology

Eastern Michigan University 2008

Bachelor of Science , Major in Criminal Justice & Criminology


Author 2014

Banking Options and Neighborhood Crime: Does Fringe Banking Increase Neighborhood Crime?

Article, American Journal of Criminal Justice

Co-Authored with Randy Gainey & Ruth Triplett

Author 2012

Private Prisons and Community Corrections

Contribution to book, Prison Privatization: The Many Facets of a Controversial Industry