Colleen Mills

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice
Office Phone: +1 215 881 7335
Office Location: Sutherland, 310D

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Ongoing Research Projects and Publications

Project Manager and Research Associate with the Extremist Crime Database (ECDB)

Research Associate with Social Learning and Social Control in the Off and Online Pathways to Hate and Extremist Violence, funded by National Institute of Justice (NIJ)

Mills, C.E., J.D. Freilich, & S.M. Chermak. "The Use of Comparison Groups in Post-9/11 Terrorism Research."


2014 Pre-Doctoral Terrorism Research Award 2014-2015 ($5,000).
National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), University of Maryland, MD

Research Interests
Hate crime; extremism and terrorism; race, racism, and criminal justice; intergroup conflict; and the history and sociology of American criminal justice, specifically modern American crime legislation, the War on Drugs and the era of mass incarceration.