Fawn Ngo

Fawn T. Ngo is a faculty member in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. She has a PhD in criminology and criminal justice from the University of Maryland and an MS in criminal justice from the California State University, Long Beach. Dr. Ngo’s teaching interests include crime analysis for problem solvers, applied statistics, research methods, and program evaluation in criminal justice. Her primary research interests include predictive analytic applications in criminology and criminal justice, survey methods, quantitative methods, and evaluative research. Dr. Ngo’s most recent publication involves a comparative study of four statistical techniques — logistic regression, classification and regression tree, chi-squared automatic interaction detection, and neural ­networks — for their utility in predicting inmate misconduct. She can be reached at fawnngo@sar.usf.edu.