Phone: 620-235-4325 Fax: 620-235-4338
"Dr. K" is a native of Washington state and was raised in Seattle. She moved to Arizona in 1986 with her two sons to attend graduate school in the School of Justice Studies at Arizona State University. She completed her Ph.D. in Justice Studies in 1996 and moved to Pittsburg, Kansas in 1997 to teach in the Social Sciences department and lead the design and development of the Bachelor of Science in Justice Studies. In addition to teaching, she enjoys yoga, gardening, reading, and hanging out at home.
Ph.D. Arizona State University, 1996 Justice StudiesB.A. Pacific Lutheran University, 1986 Philosophy and Sociology
Serial KillersPrinciples of Justice StudiesPhilosophy of LawWomen, Crime, and JusticeEthics and Justice PolicySenior Seminar in Justice Issues
Justice Studies Program CoordinatorGraduate Program Coordinator (Justice Studies and Justice Administration)
My research interests have included pedagogy of justice studies, serial homicide, gender and crime (specifically female offending), social and political change, jurisprudence, and crimes against humanity. My most recent work explores the phenomenon of collecting as it applies to serial killers.
National Institute of Justice (human trafficking, drugs and crime): www.nij.gov American Society of Criminology: www.asc41.org Bureau of Justice Statistics: www.usdoj.gov National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (capital punishment in the U.S.):www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/NACJD/
Associate Professor of Justice Studies
Justice Studies Program Coordinator
Dept. of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences327B Russ HallPittsburg State University1701 S. BroadwayPittsburg, KS 66762U.S.A620-235-4320 office phone620-235-4338 firstname.lastname@example.org