Christine N. Famega, Ph.D.

  • Senior Researcher
  • Associate Professor, Department of Criminal Justice
  • Coordinator, Palm Desert Campus, Criminal Justice B.A. degree program
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact: cfamega@csusb.edu

Prior to arriving at CSUSB, Dr. Famega worked for the Narcotics and the Investigations Divisions of the North Dakota State Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI). More recently, she led numerous research projects funded by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) that pertain to her primary field of area of expertise—the implementation and evaluation of police technology programs. Dr. Famega’s publications appear in the Journal of Experimental Criminology, Crime and Delinquency, Justice Quarterly, Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, and Criminology and Public Policy.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Organizational context of proactive and reactive policing
  • Police technology
  • Program and policy evaluation
  • Criminological theory