Kiesha Warren-Gordon is currently an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice/Criminology and the director of the African American studies program at Ball State University. She’s also an affiliate faculty member in the Gender and Women’s Studies program and teaches a variety of courses including; Victimology; Race, Gender, and Crime; and Human Services in Criminal Justice.
Dr. Warren-Gordon’s substantive areas include community engagement, criminology, and a critical approach to examining race/ethnicity issues within the criminal justice system. Her research explores the intersection of race and class in the miscarriage of justice, violence, and intercultural conflict. Her work also centers on critical approaches to community engagement while working with marginalized communities. Currently, her research projects include critical pedagogical approaches to teaching positive community involvement outside of traditional criminal justice educational norms as well as, media framing of social movements.
Dr. Warren-Gordon’s service work includes serving as Indiana Campus Compact Senior Faculty fellow, where she mentors faculty across the state of Indiana as they participate in community engagement and service-learning projects within their communities.
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