Dr. Robert M. Keeton
, Program Director and Assistant Professor
Office: Avery Hall 300
Bachelor of Science in Police Administration, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY (2001)
Ten years of law enforcement experience with the Richmond Police Department (KY) and the Panama City Police Department (FL)
Former police Field Training Officer, police academy instructor, Traffic Homicide Investigator, and firearms instructor
Research and Teaching Areas
Research and Teaching interests include:
- Atrocity crime (e.g. genocide, crimes against humanity, and political violence)
- Law enforcement ethics and police misconduct
- Drugs and drug policy
- Restorative justice
- Criminological and sociological theory
- Historical criminology
- Narrative criminology
“The Race of the Pale Men Should Increase and Multiply”: Religious Narratives and Indian Removal. To be published in the forthcoming book Crime as Story: An Introduction to Narrative Criminology, edited by Lois Presser and Sveinung Sandberg, eds. Will also be presented at the American Society of Criminology 2013 Annual Meeting.
“To Preserve This Much-Injured Race”: Techniques of Neutralization and Indian Removal, 1829-1831 presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX.
Dr. Keeton has several other research projects for publication in progress.