Ahmet Guler

Ahmet Guler

Director of Graduate Studies in Criminal Justice Policy and Administration

Assistant Teaching Professor

Department of Sociology and Criminology
1003 Oswald Tower

University Park , PA 16802
Office Phone: (814) 863-3671

Education:

  1. Ph.D. 2009, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy, University at Albany

Biography:

Research Interests

My research focuses on criminal justice policy, policing, terrorism, criminal justice reform, information technology in criminal justice, and transnational crime. 

Selected Publications

  • Bastug, M.F., & Guler, A. (2018). The Influence of Leadership on the Strategies and Tactics of Islamic State and its Predecessors. Journal of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism, 13(1), 38-59.
  • McSkimming, M., Dunbar, R.V., & Guler, A. (2018). Organizational Identity Change in Conservation Law Enforcement: Lessons for Pennsylvania. Commonwealth: A Journal of Pennsylvania Politics & Policy, 20(1), 1-20. 
  • Uluturk, B., Guler, A., & Karakaya, M. (2017). Police Officers’ Attitudes toward the Implementation of Community-Oriented Policing in Turkey. Crime & Delinquency, 63(14), 1946–1967.
  • Sevinc, A., & Guler, A. (2016). Fighting Terrorism through Community Policing. Middle East Review of Public Administration, 2(1), 1-20.
  • Kula, S., & Guler, A. (2014). Evaluating the Influence of Supervisor Support on Job Satisfaction Levels of Turkish National Police (TNP) Members: Istanbul Police Department Case. International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences, 9(2), 209-224.

Research Interests:

Criminal justice policy, policing, terrorism, criminal justice reform, information technology in criminal justice, and transnational crime