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Steven Keener

Department of Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology


Steven Keener

Lecturer

Luter Hall 166
(757) 694-7708
steven.keener@cnu.edu

Education

  • Ph D in Public Policy and Administration, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • MS in Criminal Justice, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • BA in Political Science, Christopher Newport University

Teaching

Criminology, Incarceration and Punishment, Deviant Behavior, Sociological Foundations, Criminal Justice Policy, Mental Health and Criminology

Research

The Intersection of Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System, The Ramifications of Incarceration, The Reentry Process for Formerly Incarcerated Individuals, Criminal Justice Policy

Biography

Dr. Steven Keener earned his Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University, where he specialized in Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy. He earned a M.S. in Criminal Justice from VCU and a B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Philosophy and Religious Studies from Christopher Newport University. Dr. Keener primarily teaches Criminology, Incarceration and Punishment, and Sociological Foundations. His primary research interests include the intersection of mental health and the criminal justice system, the ramifications of incarceration with a specific focus on the reentry process for formerly incarcerated individuals, and criminal justice policy.

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