Dr. David Pyrooz is a criminologist who studies gangs and criminal networks, crime trends and the life course, incarceration and reentry, and violent offending and victimization. Much of his most recent research has concentrated on the causes and consequences of gangs for individuals and communities. His research has been funded by local, state, federal, and private entities. He is leading two federally-funded projects that examine the interrelationship between street and prison gangs and a comparative study of domestic extremists and street gangs.
gangs and criminal networks, crime trends and the life course, incarceration and reentry, violent offending and victimization, quantitative methods