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Dr. Rustu Deryol

Title: Associate Professor of Instruction
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Phone: 941 359 4382
Email: deryolr@usf.edu
Office: Modular Unit 107

Dr. Deryol earned a B.A. from the Police Academy in Turkey in 1997, and served in several positions within the Turkish National Police after graduation in 1997. He earned a M.S. in Computer Forensics from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, NY, in 2009. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati in 2015. He is currently an instructor of Criminology at the University of South Florida-Sarasota Manatee campus. His research focuses on quantitative analyses including data mining, victimization, environmental criminology, crime prevention, and evaluating crime prevention efforts or policies.

Link to Dr. Deryol’s Google Scholar profile: Google Scholar


Gilchrist, A., Deryol, R., Payne, T., & Wilcox, P. (2019) Place management in neighborhood context: An analysis of crime at apartments in Cincinnati. Security Journal. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41284-019-00177-7

Deryol, R., & Wilcox, P. (2018). School-based violent victimization in Turkey: Are correlates gender-specific? Journal of Interpersonal Violence. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260518787813

Deryol, R., & Payne, T. C. (2018). A method of identifying dark-time crime locations for street lighting purposes. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 20(1), 47-62. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41300-017-0035-2

Unnever, J., Owusu-Bempah, A., & Deryol, R. (2017). A test of the differential involvement hypothesis. Race and Justice https://doi.org/10.1177/2153368717697104

Deryol, R., Wilcox, P., & Dolu, O. (2017). School-based violent victimization in Turkey: An examination of the cross-national generality of lifestyle-routine activities and self-control theories. Victims & Offenders, 12(6), 913-938. https://doi.org/10.1080/15564886.2016.1231727

Madero-Hernandez, A., Deryol, R., Ozer, M. M., & Engel, R. S. (2017). Examining the impact of early childhood school investments on neighborhood crime. Justice Quarterly, 34(5), 759-787. https://doi.org/10.1080/07418825.2016.1226935

Deryol, R., Wooldredge, J., Wilcox, P., & Logan, M. (2016). Pondering products of place-level distances: A reply to Reinhart. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 32(4), 725-735. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10940-016-9300-2

Deryol, R., Wilcox, P., Logan, M., & Wooldredge, J. (2016). Crime places in context: An illustration of the multilevel nature of hot spot development. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 32(2), 305-325. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10940-015-9278-1