Kevin Borgeson


Professional Details

Title Associate Professor
Department Criminal Justice
Office Harrington Building 308
Phone 978.542.7128
Email kevin.borgeson@salemstate.edu

Recent and Upcoming Courses

CRJ 200 Corrections
CRJ 250 Introduction to Criminal Investigation Procedures
CRJ 380 Criminal Profiling
CRJ 520 Internship in Criminal Justice
CRJ 709 Prisons and Jails
CRJ 712 Criminal Profiling of Violent Offenders
CRJ 714 Topics in Criminal Justice
CRJ 716 Hate Crimes
CRJ 813A Directed Study: Criminal Justice Thesis Preparation I
CRJ 813B Directed Study: Criminal Justice Thesis Preparation II

Professional Biography

 I earned my Ph.D. in Sociology from Northeastern University in 2001. I also hold a Master's degree in Sociology from Northeastern University and a bachelor's degree in Sociology from Bridgewater State College.

Professional Interests

Serial Offenders, Profiling, Hate Crimes, and Right Wing Domestic Terrorism

Responsibilities

Undergraduate Courses: Criminal Investigation, Bias Crimes, Corrections and Criminal Profiling

Graduate Courses: Advanced Criminal Profiling, Criminological Theory, and Prisons and Jails

Selected Publications

Books

  • Valeri, Robin and Kevin Borgeson. (2018). Hate Crimes: Typologies, Motivations and Victims.  Carolina Academic Press: Durham, North Carolina.
  • Valeri, Robin and Kevin Borgeson. (2018). Terrorism in America. Routledge: New York, NY.
  • Borgeson, Kevin and Robin Valeri. (2017). Skinheads: History, Identity and Culture. Routledge: New York, NY.
  • Borgeson,Kevin and Kristen Kuehnle(Eds). (2010). Serial Offenders In Theory and Practice.  Jones and Bartlett Press:Sudbury,MA
  • Borgeson, Kevin and Robin Valeri (Eds). (2009). Terrorism In America. Jones and Barlett Press: Sudbury, MA

Selected Presentations

“A Content Analysis of Al-Qaeda Propaganda Via Internet.” Poster Presentation at the Northeastern Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Bristol, RI. June, 2016

”Examining the Impact of Terror Management on Attitudes Toward Affirmative Action.” Poster presented at the meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA. March,2010.

“Demographic Characteristics of Right Wing Domestic Terrorists.” Poster Presentation Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Boston, MA March,13 2009.

“Misdemeanors and Police Discretion.”  Paper presented at the meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Seattle, WA. March, 2006.

“Does the Nose Know? Examining the Impact of Scent Identification on Juror Decisions.”  Panel at the meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Baltimore, MD. April, 2006.