In addition to his role as Assistant Professor at UNLV and Director of Nevada's Center for the Analysis of Crime Statistics, Dr. Hart is also the founder and co-editor of Crime Mapping: AJournalofResearchandPractice. Hisareasofinterestincludesurveyresearch,applied statistics, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and victimization. Prior to joining the faculty at UNLV, Dr. Hart worked as a Statistician for the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), a Program Analyst for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and a Research AnalystfortheHillsboroughCountySheriff'sOffice(HCSO). Dr.HartreceivedhisPh.D. in Criminology from the University of South Florida.