Editorial Board Member, Center for Problem-Oriented Policing, Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions
Center for Problem-Oriented Policing
Arizona State University
- Editorial Board Member, Center for Problem-Oriented Policing, Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions
Julie Viollaz works as the wildlife crime research officer for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Prior to this, she was a research associate at Michigan State University and worked as a consultant on wildlife crime issues. She has a PhD in Criminal Justice from the CUNY Graduate Center & John Jay College of Criminal Justice and a BA in Biology from Mount Holyoke College. She specializes in field interventions to help communities, law enforcement personnel, and NGOs apply crime prevention techniques to poaching and wildlife trafficking. She was part of the team that conducted the 2016 mid-term evaluation of USAID’s Central Africa Regional Program for the Environment (Phase III) in the Congo Basin. She has worked in Central, East and Southern Africa as well as in Southeast Asia with a range of government agencies and NGOs including the WWF, FFI, Global Wildlife Conservation, INTERPOL, USAID, the U.S. State Department and the NYPD.