Anthony Braga is Director of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern University.

Braga’s research involves collaborating with criminal justice, social service, and community-based organizations to address illegal access to firearms, reduce gang and group-involved violence, and control crime hot spots. Since 1995, Braga has worked closely with criminal justice practitioners in Boston to reduce youth gun violence.

He has also served as a consultant on controlling and preventing violent crime for many federal, state, and local criminal justice agencies, including the U.S. Department of Justice; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives; and police departments throughout the U.S.

He is a past President and an elected Fellow of the Academy of Experimental Criminology.