Education: Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, SUNY Albany
Courses Taught: Special Topics: Intelligence Analysis CJUS 6172/DSBA 6010
Dr. Matthew Phillips is a criminologist and criminal data scientist who teaches courses in Data Analytics, Statistical Methods, Research Methods, Intelligence Analysis, Terrorism and Drugs, Crime, and the Criminal Justice System at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Prior to joining UNC Charlotte, Dr. Phillips served as an analyst and methodologist for the U.S. Intelligence Community. His research interests span three broad areas: transnational organized crime, applications of big data and data analytic initiatives, and the relationship between individual drug offending and delinquency, primarily violent offending.