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Name: J. Keith Akins
Position/Title: Assistant Professor
Work Address: University of Houston-Victoria
3007 North Ben Wilson
Victoria, Texas 77901
Work Telephone: 361-570-4848 Work Email: akinsk@uhv.edu

Educational Background/Training

  • Ph.D. University of Florida,  Anthropology,  1998 
  • M.A. University of Florida,  Anthropology,  1995 
  • B.A. Florida State University,  History,  1993 

Relevant Teaching Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, University of Houston Victoria (2008 - Now)
  • College Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, New Mexico State University (2004 - 2008)
  • Investigative Researcher, Anti-Defamation League (2001 - 2004)
  • Adjunct Professor, Mesa College (2001 - 2003)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, University of North Florida (1998 - 2001)
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Florida (1997 - 1998)
  • Instructor, University of Florida (1996)
  • Research Assistant, University of Florida (1995 - 1996)

Academic Scholarship/Research/Creative Endeavors

    Articles

  • Winfree, L. T. & Akins, J. K. (2008, June). Extending the Boundaries of Social Learning Theory: The Case of Suicide Bombers in Gaza. International Journal of Crime, Criminal Justice, and Law, 3(1), 145-158.
  • Akins, J. K. (2007, Apr-Jun). A Broader Conceptualization of Islam and Terrorism. Joint Forces Quarterly, 5, 66-73.
  • Akins, J. K. (2006). The Ku Klux Klan: America's Forgotten Terrorists. Law Enforcement Executive Forum, 5(7), 127-141.
  • Ellerbrock, T. , Stratford, B. D. , Akins, J. K. & Hall, H.  L. (2000, March). Highway Cowboys, Old Hands, and Christian Truckers: HIV-Related Behavior Among Long-Haul Truckers in Florida. Social Science and Medicine, 50(5), 737-749.

    Books

  • Akins, J.  K. (2010). Eric Rudolph. In Jeffrey Ian Ross (Ed.),Religion and Violence: An Encyclopedia of Faith and Conflict from Antiquity to the Present. M.E. Sharpe.
  • Akins, J.  K. (2007). The Ku Klux Klan. In John H Moore (Ed.),The Encyclopedia of Race and Racism. Macmillan Reference USA.
  • Akins, J.  K. (2007). British Skinheads. In John H Moore (Ed.),The Encyclopedia of Race and Racism. Macmillan Reference USA.
  • Akins, J.  K. (2007). David Duke. In John H Moore (Ed.),The Encyclopedia of Race and Racism. Macmillan Reference USA.