Ph.D. Criminology, Florida State University (2014)
M.S. Criminology, Florida State University (2007)
B.S. Psychology, South Dakota State University (2005)
Areas of Expertise:
Communities and Crime
Law and Social Control
Spatial Data Analysis
Ashley N. Arnio is an Assistant Professor at Texas State University and a Research Fellow for the Center for Geospatial Intelligence and Investigation. She joined the faculty in 2014 after earning her Ph.D. in criminology from Florida State University. Her research interests are primarily in the areas of communities and crime and law and social control. She has explored the first theme in several spatial analyses addressing the link between the contemporary foreclosure crisis and crime rates. More recently, her focus has been on the latter theme, specifically examining aggregate-level racial disparities in imprisonment rates during the period of mass incarceration.