Kevin Borgeson

Professional Details

Title: Associate Professor
Office: HB-308
Phone: 978-542-7128
Email: kevin.borgeson@salemstate.edu
Website: http://www.salemstate.edu/~kborgeson

Summer Courses

Cat. # Term Course # Title
1162 01 CRJ240 Bias Crime

Professional Biography

I am presently an Assistant Professor at Salem State College where I teach undergraduate and graduate courses in criminal justice. I've been teaching at Salem State College since January of 2006. I earned my Ph.D. in Sociology from Northeastern University in 2001. I also hold a Master's degree in Sociology from Northeastern University and a bachelor's degree in Sociology from Bridgewater State College.

Professional Interests

Hate Crimes Domestic Terrorism Serial Offenders

Responsibilities

Undergraduate Courses Bias Crime Criminal Investigation Comparative Legal Police Studies Community Corrections Graduate Courses Prisons and Jails Police Policy and Practice

Selected Publications

 Borgeson, Kevin.Culture and Identity Among Skinhead Women. Michigan Sociological Review, Volume 17 (Fall) 2003.

Borgeson, Kevin and Robin Valeri. Faces of Hate. Journal of Applied Sociology. (Fall) 2004.

Valeri, Robin and Kevin Borgeson. Identifying the Face of Hate. Journal of Applied Sociology. (Spring) 2005.

Borgeson, Kevin and Robin Valeri. Examining Differences in Skinhead Ideology and Culture through an Analysis of Skinhead Websites. Michigan Sociological Review. Volume 19 (Fall) 2005.

Borgeson, Kevin and Robin Valeri. Enemy Of My Enemy Is My Friend. Journal of Behavioral Sciences.

Selected Presentations

 Police Discretion and Misdemeanors. Paper Presented at the ACJS. March 17, 2007.

Does the Nose Know? Examining the impact of scent identification on juror decisions. Paper presented at the meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Baltimore, MD. March, 2006.

The Future of Research on Hate Groups in America. International Convention on Hate Crimes. Boston, Massachusetts April 1-2, 2005.

Impression management tactics of college athletes. Poster presented at the meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA. March 10-12, 2005.

The Rhetoric of Skinheads: Recruiters for Hate. MLA conference New Orleans, December 28, 2001.

Cyberhate: A Plenary Session on Hate Groups and the Internet. NESA Spring Conference, April 2001.

Rude Boys, Rebels and Racists: An Examination of Skinhead Subculture. Center for Millennial Studies, Boston University, Fall Conference, 2000.