Rosalyn Bocker Parks, Ph.D

Research Project Manager, Policing Initiatives


Rosalyn Bocker Parks, Ph.D., serves as the Research Project Manager – Policing Initiatives at the Miller Center. She worked as a graduate assistant on Police Institute projects starting in 2009 and became full-time staff in 2016. Her recent projects include data analysis for a local police department and work for the Independent Monitor of the Newark Department of Public Safety’s Police Division team. She also provides analysis, research support, and project management and development for Police Institute programs. Dr. Bocker Parks graduated summa cum laude from the College of New Jersey in 2009 and earned her doctorate from Rutgers University in 2015. Her dissertation research focused on identifying spatiotemporal hotspots of bar disorder in Newark, NJ, for which she received a Rutgers University Dissertation Fellowship Award.


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