Dennis Rosenbaum
Loyola University at Chicago (Psychology)
Research Center Director
Professor of Criminal Justice and Psychology
Office: BSB 4056A

Department of Criminal Justice
University of Illinois at Chicago
1007 West Harrison Street, M/C 141
Chicago, IL 60607
Tel: (312) 355-2469
Fax: (312) 996-8355

Research Interests:

Evaluation Methods
Crime Prevention Theory and Research
Police Organizations and Community Policing
Drugs and Crime

Current Research:

Professor Rosenbaum is currently studying anti-violence partnerships in ten U.S. cities for the National Institute of Justice. He is also working with the Chicago Police Department to develop and evaluate new forms of web-based information systems derived from enhanced formal communication between the police and neighborhood residents.

Short Bio:

Professor Rosebaum has a long-standing interest in the intersection of formal and informal social control mechanisms. His research focuses on the evaluation of community-based or community-focused initatives to prevent violence, drug abuse, and disorder. He has sought to advance the theory and measurement of anti-crime partnerships among law enforcement agencies, social service providers, community organizations, schools, and local residents. His most recent project seeks to document a wide range of community and individual outcomes associated with citizen participation in Web-based public safety initiatives and virtual neighborhood life.

Selected Publications:

Rosenbaum, D.P. (1986, ed.). Community Crime Prevention: Does it Work? Beverly Hills, CA: Sage.

Davis, R.C., Lurigio, A.J., & Rosenbaum, D.P. (1993, ed.) Drugs and the Community. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.

Rosenbaum, D.P. (1994, ed.). The Challenge of Community Policing: Testing the Promises. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

O'Keefe, G.J., Rosenbaum, D.P., Lavrakas, P.J., Reid, K., & Botta, R.A. (1996). Take a Bite Out of Crime: The Impact of a National Prevention Campaign. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Rosenbaum, D.P., Lurigio, A.J., & Davis, R.C. (1998). The Prevention of Crime: Social and Situational Strategies. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

Rosenbaum, D.P., & Hanson, G.S. (1998). "Assessing the Effects of School-based Drug Education: A Six-Year Multi-Level Analysis of Project D.A.R.E." Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 35 (4) 381-412.

Popkin, S., Gwiasda, V.E., Olson, L.M., & Rosenbaum, D.P. (2000). The Hidden War: Crime and the Tragedy of Public Housing in Chicago. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press.

Horney, J., Mackenzie, D., Martin, J., Peterson, R., and Rosenbaum, D.P. (2000, eds.) Criminal Justice 2000, Volume III: Policies, Processes and Decisions of the Criminal Justice System. Washington, D.C.: National Institute of Justice.

Rosenbaum, D.P. (2002). "Evaluating Multi-Agency Anti-Crime Partnerships: Theory, Design, and Measurement Issues" Crime Prevention Studies, forthcoming.