Moonsun Kim, Ph.D

Associate Professor and Chair
(585) 395-2915
Office: Brown Building 225


Dr. Kim joined to the department of criminal justice in 2007 after earning his PhD from the school of criminal justice, SUNY Albany. He has participated in various research projects for local and State law enforcement agencies. His current scholarship centers on the evaluation research for law enforcement interventions, forensic GIS, community/intelligence-led policing, application of geo-spatial data analysis, international criminal justice, and cyber security. He is the active member of professional organizations such as IACA (International Association of Crime Analysts), ASC (American Society of Criminology), ACJS (Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences), and more. He is currently serving as a college senator, president of KOSCA (Korean Society of Criminology in America), chairs of many demaprtment/college committee, and an affiliated researcher for John Finn Institute for Public Safety, inc. in Albany, NY.

Courses Taught

  • Police Process
  • Policing in a Free Society
  • International Criminal Justice
  • GIS (Geographic Information Systems) & Crime Mapping
  • Freshmen Seminar

Research Interests

  • Policing
  • Forensic GIS (Geographic Information System)
  • Application of Geo-Spatial Data Analysis
  • Program Evaluation
  • International Criminal Justice Practices
  • Cyber Security and Crimes