Institute for Canadian Urban Research Studies

Recent publications

Vaughan, A. D., Zabkiewicz, D. M., & Verdun-Jones, S. (2017). In-custody deaths of men related to mental illness and substance use: A cross-sectional analysis of administrative records in Ontario, Canada. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, in press.

Vaughan, A. D., Wuschke, K. E., Hewitt, A. N., Hodgkinson, T., Andresen, M. A., Brantingham, P. L., & Verdun-Jones, S. (2017). Variations in Mental Health Act calls to police: An analysis of hourly and intra-week patterns. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, in press.

Andresen, M.A. (2018). Modifiable areal unit problem. In J.C. Barnes & D.R. Forde (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Research Methods and Statistical Techniques in Criminology and Criminal Justice. New York, NY: Wiley Blackwell, in press.

Andresen, M.A. (2017). Fundamental theories in the geography of crime. In N. Filipuzzi, T. Trussler, & K. Sundberg (Eds.), The Geography of Crime: Theory, Integration & Application. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, in press.

Andresen, M.A. (2017). GIS and spatial analyses. In G.J.N. Bruinsma & S.D. Johnson (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Environmental Criminology. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, in press.

Andresen, M.A., Curman, A.S.N., & Linning, S.J. (2017). The trajectories of crime at places: understanding the patterns of disaggregated crime types. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, in press.

Brantingham, P.J., Brantingham, P.L., & Andresen, M.A. (2017). The geometry of crime and the rules of crime pattern theory. In R. Wortley & M. Townsley (Eds.), Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysis, Second Edition. New York, NY: Routledge, in press.

Brantingham, P.L., & Brantingham, P.J. (2017). Patricia and Paul Brantingham: The environmental criminologists. In J. Winterdyk (Ed.), Pioneers in Canadian criminology.

Brantingham, P.L., Brantingham, P.J., & Andresen, M. (2017). Geometry of crime and crime pattern theory in environmental criminology and crime analysis (2nd ed.). In R. Wortley and M. Townsley (Eds.). Routledge.

Brantingham, P.L., Brantingham, P.J., Song, J., & Spicer, V. (2017). Next steps in visualization for research in environmental criminology. Oxford Handbook of Environmental Criminology. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Gallison, J.K., & Andresen, M.A. (2017). Crime and public transportation: a case study of Ottawa's O-Train system. Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, in press.

Hewitt, A. N., Beauregard, E., & Davies, G. (2017). An empirical examination of the victim-search methods utilized by serial stranger sexual offenders: A classification approach. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, in press.

Jalles, J.T., & Andresen, M.A. (2017). Understanding the relationship between the economy and crime: Canadian provinces, 1981 - 2009. International Journal of Social Economics, in press.

Kinney, J. B. (Forthcoming) “Taking Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Seriously in the New Millennium” in Crime Prevention: International Perspectives, Issues, and Trends, John Winterdyk, Ed.

Kinney, J. B. (Forthcoming) "Crime Pattern Theory", in The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Oxford UP.

Kinney, J. B. (Forthcoming) “Built Environment, Land Use and Crime” in Oxford Handbook of Environmental Criminology. Shane Johnson, Ed.

Linning, S.J., Andresen, M.A., Ghaseminejad, A.H., & Brantingham, P.J. (2017). Crime seasonality across multiple jurisdictions in British Columbia, Canada. Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, in press.

Melo, S.N., Beauregard, E., & Andresen, M.A. (2017). Factors related to rape reporting behavior in Brazil: examining the role of spatio-temporal factors. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, in press.

Melo, S.N., Frank, R., & Brantingham, P.L. (2017). Voronoi diagrams and spatial analysis of crime. Professional Geographer, in press.

Song, J., Andresen, M.A., Brantingham, P.L., & Spicer, V. (2017). Crime on the edges: Patterns of crime and land use change. Cartography and Geographic Information Science, 44(1), 51-61.


For a complete list of ICURS publications, please visit our "Publications" page.

Recent factsheets


Dr. Paul Brantingham and ICURS Senior Research Fellow, Richard Bent, attended the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police Research Foundation Conference in Winnipeg, MB.

Dr. Carlo Morselli, Professor in the École du Criminologie at the Université de Montréal, visited ICURS in March and presented a talk titled: "Network Features of Collusion in Quebec's Construction Industry."  

ICURS Senior Research Fellow, Richard Bent, writes about the Law Enforcement and Public Health Conference here

ICURS presents at the Western Society of Criminology annual conference in Las Vegas, NV, February 9-11, 2017!

Dr. Bryan Kinney attended the Compute Canada event on Parliament Hill in October, 2016:

Tarah Hodgkinson successfully completed and discussed her PhD prospectus titled, "Community safety through policing partnerships." Congratulations, Tarah!

ICURS is presenting at the Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysis Symposium 2016 from June 20 until June 23, 2016, in Münster, Germany! For more information, please click here.

Graduate Student Member, Katie Wuschke, successfully defended her doctoral dissertation titled, "Planning for Crime: Exploring the Connections between Urban Space, Development and Patterns of Crime". Congratulations, Dr. Wuschke!

Adam Vaughan successfully completed and discussed his PhD prospectus titled, "A longitudinal analysis of police calls-for-service with emotionally disturbed persons: A juxtaposition of latent growth curve and thematic models of individual trajectories over time." Congratulations, Adam!

Dr. Paul Brantingham, Dr. Bryan Kinney, and Senior Research Fellows Gary Bass and Dick Bent, presented at the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police conference held from March 7 to 9, 2016, in Montreal, Quebec. For more information, please click here.

Gary Bass, ICURS Senior Research Fellow, will be presented with a Doctor of Laws degree, honoris causa, from the Justice Institute of British Columbia. Congratulations, Gary! For more details, click here.

ICURS presented at the Western Society of Criminology Conference held on February 4-6, 2016, in Vancouver. For a list of the presentations, please click here.

Dr. Martin Andresen, Associate Director of ICURS, has received the 2016 Western Society of Criminology Fellows Award! Congratulations!

ICURS is featured on the Compute Canada website! To read about it, please click here.

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