Social Sciences: Faculty

Jeffrey Clutter, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
570-348-6288 x2554


Crime prevention, Geography of Crime, Crime and Place, Police Effectiveness, and Criminology.


Professor Clutter earned his B.S. in criminal justice with a minor in psychology from Xavier University in 2009. He earned his M.S. in criminal justice in 2010 and in 2018, his Ph.D., at the University of Cincinnati. While at the University of Cincinnati, Professor Clutter worked at the Institute of Crime Science, where he assisted police departments across the country in implementing anti-gang focused deterrence initiatives. He also worked in their highly ranked online criminal justice Master’s program, facilitating a number of courses, including seminars in criminal justice, criminology, applied crime prevention, and research methods. He has taught courses in crime prevention, policing, and introductory statistics. His research and teaching interests include environmental criminology, crime and place, police effectiveness, and the geography of crime.


Urban Crime Patterns (CJ-560- 01)

Studies in Urbanization (SOC-315- 01 and SOC-315- 02)