Faculty & Staff Directory

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

E-mail: kburchfield@niu.edu
Phone: 815-753-0302
Office: Zulauf 907
Website: http://keriburchfield.com

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