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Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work

Kevin Steinmetz

Steinmetz

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University, 2014
M.S., Criminal Justice, Eastern Kentucky University, 2010
B.S., Police Studies, Eastern Kentucky University, 2008

Research and Teaching Interests: Technocrime, Critical Criminology, Popular Culture and Crime, Inequality and Criminal Justice, Crimes of the Powerful, Qualitative Methods. 

 Dr. Kevin Steinmetz is a criminologist on faculty within the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work. He maintains multiple research interests but his primary area of study is technocrime and control.  In addition, Dr. Steinmetz examines racial inequalities within the criminal justice system as well as issues surrounding popular culture, crime, and crime control. His research has appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as The British Journal of CriminologyTheoretical Criminology,Deviant Behavior, Race & Justice, and Social Justice, to name a few.  Be sure to check out his books, Hacked: A Radical Approach to Hacker Culture and Crime (NYU Press), Technocrime and Criminological Theory (Routledge, co-edited with Matt R. Nobles), and the forthcoming third edition of Cybercrime & Society (Sage, co-authored with Majid Yar).

Curriculum Vitae