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Haci Duru

Dr. Haci Duru

Assistant Professor
(585) 395-5785
Office:  Albert W. Brown Building 216 

Courses Offered

  • Police Process
  • Crime Patterns
  • Terrorism

Research Interests

  • Policing
  • Terrorism
  • Crime prevention
  • Quantitive methods


Dr. Duru received his PhD degree in Criminal Justice at University of Cincinnati in Ohio, and joined the department in Spring 2018. Prior to the graduate school, he worked for the Turkish National Police and UN Mission in Kosovo as a police supervisor/officer. He also conducted post-doctoral research in corrections at the Harris County CSCD. His research and teaching interests include policing, terrorism, crime prevention, and quantitative methods.


Duru, Haci and Erlan Bakiev (2018). Examining terrorism threat and police performance, International Journal of Public Policy

Gergin, Nadir, Hacı Duru and Hakan Cem Çetin (2015). Profile and the lifespan of the PKK guerillas, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, 38(3): 219-232.

Cetin, H. Cem and Hacı Duru (2015). Never Ending Battle: Terrorism-Drugs Nexus in Diyarbakir, Anadolu University Journal of Social Sciences, 15(2): 33 44.

Dr. Duru's CV

Last Updated 5/13/19

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