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Daniel Phillips
Department of Criminal Justice
Title:Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice
Degrees:Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
B.S., James Madison University
Office:T.D. and Rowena Everett Building - 101
Phone:(270) 384-8231

Introduction to Sociology
Research Methods
Rural Crime

Professional Memberships:

President, Anthropologist and Sociologists of Kentucky, 2009-13
Editor-in-Chief, Kentucky Journal of Anthropology and Sociology, 2010
Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Sociological Research, 2009-11
Special Editor, Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 2006-09
Special Editor, Southern Rural Sociology, 2008

Daniel Phillips serves as the chair of the social sciences division and coordinator of the criminal justice program. He teaches a variety of courses, including: rural crime, statistics, and research methods and sociology.

Phillips' main area of scholarship interest is correctional rehabilitation. He has published two books: Mental Health Issues in the Criminal Justice System and Probation and Parole: Current Trends. Phillips sits on several journal editorial boards; he is editor of the Kentucky Journal of Anthropology and Sociology. During the 2010 spring semester, Phillips worked with the Kentucky Department of Corrections concerning mental health treatment in the state's prisons.

In the aftermath of the Jan. 8 shootings in Tuscon, Ariz., Phillips was interviewed by several Kentucky media outlets. Click here for a page with links to the interviews.

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