Tuesday Talks: Dr. Fawn Ngo, Criminology

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments. This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Fawn Ngo.

Fawn T. Ngo is an Assistant Professor of Criminology at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. Dr. Ngo received her B.A. in Criminology, Law & Society from the University of California, Irvine, her M.S. in Criminal Justice from the California State University, Long Beach, and her Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland. Prior to her arrival at USFSM, Dr. Ngo was the Associate Academic Director for the Master Criminal Justice Distance Learning Program at the University of Cincinnati and Research Associate at the Westminster Police Department in Orange County, California.

Dr. Ngo’s areas of interest include criminological theory, interpersonal violence, actuarial risk assessment, and evaluative research. Her work has appeared in Justice Quarterly, Crime & Delinquency, Journal of Criminal Justice, Victims & Offenders: The International Journal of Evidence-Based Research, Policy, and Practice, International Journal of Cyber Criminology, American Journal of Criminal Justice, and Journal of Criminology.

Dr. Ngo received the Outstanding Professor Award from the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee in 2014 and the Excellence in Research Award, also from the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, in 2015.