George E. Capowich
Areas of Expertise & Civic Involvements
Capowich’s research focuses on deviance in general and specifically on crime and violence causation with studies that test the validity of sociological theories (systemic social disorganization theory and general strain theory) and the design, implementation, and evaluation of neighborhood crime prevention strategies. He has been actively involved with organizations like the New Orleans Crime Coalition, New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation, New Orleans Business Council, French Quarter Management District, New Orleans City Council Criminal Justice Committee, New Orleans Mayor’s Office, New Orleans Police Department, and the U.S. Department of Justice.
Capowich has given numerous interviews on radio talk shows and with print media over the last two years, often on matters of community policing and violence reduction.