Kristie Blevins, Ph.D.

Kristie Blevins, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


  • Ph.D. University of Cincinnati, Criminal Justice

Research/Academic Interests

  • Corrections
  • The occupational reactions of criminal justice employees
  • Crime prevention
  • She has also teamed with local law enforcement agencies to study theft, robberies, and prostitution


Dr. Blevins’ work can be found in several journals including:
  • Journal of Offender Rehabilitation
  • Criminal Justice Policy Review
  • International Journal of Police Science and Management
She has also co-authored and co-edited chapters in:
  • Taking Stock: The Status of Criminological Theory and Transformative Justice: Critical and Peacemaking Themes Influenced by Richard Quinney

Associations/Affiliations/Work History

  • American Society of Criminology
  • Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
  • Southern Criminal Justice Association