Criminal Justice & Criminology
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Kevin Jennings

Savannah 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

Undergraduate Courses

Applied Digital Forensics
Cyber Forensics
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Introduction to Cybercrime
Introduction to Law Enforcement
Research Methods

Graduate Courses

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

Recent Research
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: 1/2/2018

Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology • PO Box 8105 • Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-8007 •