Kris Henning, Ph.D.

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Biography

Dr. Kris R. Henning is a Professor and the Chair of the Criminology and Criminal Justice Department at Portland State University. He earned his doctor of philosophy degree in clinical psychology from the University of Vermont in 1995 and he joined his current department in 2001. Dr. Henning’s recent research focuses on crime analysis, automated risk assessment, police communications, and directed patrol activities. He has extensive experience with applied research partnerships and consults regularly with a variety of criminal justice organizations. This includes service as an investigator on several federally sponsored collaborations, including the National Institute of Justice’s Strategic Approaches to Community Safety Initiative in Memphis, Tennessee, and Project Safe Neighborhoods with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Oregon. Currently he is the Principal Investigator for Portland’s Neighborhood Involvement Location project, funded through the Bureau of Justice Assistance Smart Policing Initiative.

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