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Joseph Bacot

Visiting Professor

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Armstrong Campus

Office: University Hall – Room 221

Phone: (912) 344-3156


Curriculum Vitae


Mr. Joseph Bacot received his Bachelor of Science degree in Justice Studies from Georgia Southern University in 2013. Immediately after his undergraduate degree, he completed his Master’s degree in Social Science with a specialization in Criminology from Georgia Southern University in 2015. Since that time, Joseph has been pursuing a secondary Masters in philosophy from Walden University in addition to a doctoral degree in Criminal Justice from Walden University.

Mr. Bacot’s teaching background has included introductory classes to policing, corrections, evidence and procedure, inequalities, criminology, and senior seminar. Throughout his educational journey his research interests have included juvenile recidivism, media depictions, and novel drugs.


M.A., Social Science (2015) Georgia Southern University

B.S., Justice Studies (2013) Georgia Southern University

Courses Taught

Undergraduate: Introduction to Corrections, Introduction to Policing, Evidence and Procedure, Inequalities, Criminology, Senior Seminar


Fall 2013 – Fall 2014 Graduate Assistant for the Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology at Georgia Southern University


Bryan Lee Miller, John M Stogner, Laura E Agnich, Amber Sanders, Joseph Bacot, and Shana Felix, Marketing a Panic: Media Coverage of Novel Psychoactive Drugs (NPDs) and its Relationship with Legal Changes. American Journal of Criminal Justice


Bacot, Joseph and Posick, Chad, Routine Activity Theory. In Schreck, Christopher J. (ed) Encyclopedia of Juvenile Delinquency and Justice December 2014.

Last updated: 9/8/2020