Andrew Fox

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, California State University, Fresno

Areas of Expertise

  • Social network analysis
  • Crime prevention
  • Street gangs
  • Communities

Key Findings

  • The Phoenix TRUCE Project corresponded to a significant decrease in overall levels of violence by more than 16 incidents on average per month. MORE
  • The Phoenix TRUCE Project corresponded to a decrease of 16 assaults on average per month. MORE
  • The Phoenix TRUCE Project resulted in a significant increase of 3.2 shootings on average per month. MORE


Andrew FoxAssistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology at the California State University, Fresno, is an expert in street gangs, communities and social network analysis.

Fox was a principal investigator with the Kansas City No Violence Alliance (NOVA), a focused deterrence implementation. He served as the director of a project examining the organizational capacity of Central American Gangs funded by the Department of Homeland Security and has trained crime analysts in social network analysis. He is a member of the American Society of Criminology and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

He has been published in numerous scholarly journals including Justice Quarterly, Crime & Delinquency and Criminal Justice Policy Review.

Fox received his Ph.D. and M.S. in criminology and criminal justice from Arizona State University and his B.A. in sociology from Point Loma Nazarene University.