Criminal Justice

Deborah W. Newman

Title: Professor
Office: Jones Hall 223
Telephone: 615-898-5707

  • Ed.D. Mississippi State University, Science Education with cognates in psychology and management
  • J.D. University of Alabama School of Law (Member of Alabama Bar)
  • M.S. Mississippi State University, Science Education
  • B.S. University of North Alabama, Biology and Chemistry

Areas of Publications

  • Learning Styles of Criminal Justice Students
  • Victim Impact Statements in Death Penalty Cases
  • Terrorism and Societal Reaction
  • Stress in Law Enforcement
  • Drug Courts
  • Terrorist Profiling in an Era of Homeland Security
  • Understanding the Impact of School Shootings

Professional Experience

  • FBI Special Agent
  • Law Clerk, University of Alabama Counsel's Office
  • Law Clerk, Criminal Defense Attorney, Haleyville, Alabama
  • Instructor of Legal Research, University of Alabama School of Law
  • Field Supervisor and Instructor of Secondary Education Teachers, Mississippi State University
  • Coordinator of Student Examination Services, Veterinary Medicine,
    Mississippi State University
  • Laboratory Supervisor, Veterinary Medicine,
    Mississippi State University

Law Enforcement Presentations and Seminars

  • Stress Management for Police Officers and Supervisors
  • Exclusionary Rule
  • Search Warrants
  • Stop and Frisk
  • Testifying in Court
  • Constitutional Issues and Procedures in Juvenile Justice
  • Laws and Legal Issues of University Policing
  • Dealing with Organizational Change
  • Personality Types (MBTI) of Police Officers
  • Terrorist Groups
  • September 11 th: Causes, Investigation, and Aftermath
  • Interrogation: Methods and Constitutional Issues
  • Forensic Science Methods and Applications
  • Forensic Science in Higher Education

Other Presentations and Papers

  • The Terrorist Mindset
  • History of Sexual Abuse Laws
  • Attitude Toward Gun Possession
  • GPS Tracking of Sexual Offenders in Tennessee
  • Using the DiSC in Leadership Styles
  • Training Police Officers in Terrorism
  • Homeland Security
  • Circumstances and Evidence in Tennessee Death Penalty Cases
  • Profiling Drug-Dealing Transactions

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