Criminal Justice & Criminology
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Kevin Jennings

Armstrong Campus

Office: University Hall – Room 219

Phone: (912) 344-3166



Dr. Kevin Jennings is an assistant professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology. He earned his PhD from Texas State University – San Marcos in 2014. His research focuses on cybercrime, digital forensics, and law enforcement use of technology. He also teaches courses such as research methods, criminology, and introduction to criminal justice. He is a Certified Digital Forensics Examiner and is an active member of Georgia Southern’s Center for Applied Cyber Education.


Ph.D., Criminal Justice (2014)
Texas State University

M.S., Criminal Justice (2008)
Texas State University

B.S., Criminal Justice (2006)
Texas State University

B.A., Anthropology (2005)
Texas State University

Courses Taught

Undergraduate – Applied Digital Forensics, Criminology, Cyber Forensics, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Introduction to Cybercrime, Introduction to Law Enforcement, Research Methods, and Terrorism

Graduate – Applied Digital Forensics, Current issues in Cybercrime, Cyber Ethics and Internet Culture, Cyber Forensics, Cyber War, Cyber Terror, and Cyber Espionage, Readings in Cybercrime, and Research Methods


Journal Articles

Schildkraut, J., Jennings, K., Terranova, V., and Carr, C. (2017) A tale of two universities: A red state-blue state comparison of college students’ attitudes of concealed carry on campus policies. Security Journal. (Forthcoming)

Jennings, K. (2015). A review of significant tactical police cases: Learning from past events to improve upon future responses. Tactical Edge. 33, (3).

Jennings, K. (2013). A review of hostage/crisis negotiations: Lessons learned from the bad, the mad, and the sad. Texas Police Journal.

Awards & Honors

2017 – Armstrong State Alumni Association “Always Strong” Award

2017 – Certified Digital Forensics Examiner – Mile 2

2017 – Certified Security Awareness Principles – Mile2

2016 – Graduate Faculty certified

2014 – E-faculty certified

2013 – Outstanding Doctoral Teaching Award

2011/2012 – Outstanding Research Fellow Award

Last updated: 8/5/2019

Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology

PO Box 8105 Statesboro, GA 30460 • Statesboro 912-478-8007 • Armstrong