Keri B. Burchfield Director of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor
Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University
Scholarly Interests: My primary research interests include communities and crime, specifically investigating the effects of neighborhood structure and community organization on crime prevention and control. My recent research involves projects examining the sociological experiences of released sex offenders, as well as the link between animal violence and human crime in urban communities.
Recent Courses Taught: Foundations in Sociology, Criminology, Criminological Theory, Deviance, Communities & Crime and Animals & Society