Faculty Profile for Dr. Marcus K Felson

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Dr. Marcus K Felson
Professor — School of Criminal Justice
HILL 108
phone: (512) 245-1886

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Originator routine activity approach, a widely used theory of criminal behavior

Teaching Interests

Introductory Criminology
Crime Theory
Crime Pattern Analysis

Research Interests

Crime location in time and space

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Felson, M. K. (2018). Four Images of the Delinquency Area. In G. Bruinsma & S. Johnson (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Criminology.
  • Felson, M., & Eckert, M. A. (2018). Crime and Everyday Life Sixth Edition. Austin, United States: Sage Publications. Retrieved from 10236 Pinehurst Drive
  • Boivin, R., & FELSON, M. (2018). Crimes by visitors versus crimes by residents: The influence of visitor inflows. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 34(2), 465–480. Retrieved from 10236 PINEHURST DRIVE
  • Felson, M. (2017). Linking criminal choices, routine activities, informal control, and criminal outcomes. In The Reasoning Criminal. London, UK, UK: Routledge. Retrieved from 10236 Pinehurst Drive
  • Felson, M., & Eckert, M. A. (2017). Introductory Criminology: The Study of Risky Situations. London, UK: Routledge.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Nominee: Stockholm Prize in Crminology. January 1, 2018 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Honoris Causa (Honorary Degree for Scientific Contributions), Universidad Miguel Hernandez, Elche Spain. July 1, 2014 - July 1, 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Seventh Inkeri Anttila Lecturer, HEUNI United Nations Agency Finland. 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Ronald V. Clarke Award for Outstanding Contributions to Crime Analysis, (the “Ronnie”), Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysis Annual Meeting. 2008
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Lecturer, HEUNI: The European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control, Affiliated with the United Nations. 2006

Selected Service Activities

Delegation to Toluca, Autonomous State University of Mexico (UAEM)
April 26, 2017-Present
Meeting with University's Mexico Contacts
February 1, 2017-Present
Coordinator / Organizer
American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting New Orleans
November 2016-Present
Tenure and Promotion Committee for the College of Applied Arts
September 1, 2015-Present
Briefing and presentation for Mayor of Monterrey, Mexico
September 22, 2017-September 22, 2017