Keri B. Burchfield

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 in Society
  • Communities and Crime
  • Animals and Society


Office: Zulauf 907




Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University