In addition to his role as Assistant Professor at UNLV and Director of Nevada’s Center for the Analysis of Crime Statistics, Dr. Hart is also the founder and co-editor of Crime Mapping: A Journal of Research and Practice.  His areas of interest include survey research, applied statistics, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and victimization. Prior to joining the faculty at UNLV, Dr. Hart worked as a Statistician for the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), a Program Analyst for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and a Research Analyst for the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office (HCSO).  Dr. Hart received his Ph.D. in Criminology from the University of South Florida.