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Keith Atterberry

PhD Student

Teaching Assistant

Criminology, Law, and Justice


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4034D BSB

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Keith Atterberry is an adjunct instructor of criminal justice at Roosevelt University. In addition, Keith is a graduate teaching assistant in the Department of Criminology, Law, and Justice, and a research assistant in the Department of Urban Planning, at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Keith is a 2009 recipient of the Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois Fellowship. He is currently pursuing a doctor of philosophy degree in criminology, law, and justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Research interests include the investigation of criminal justice problems that advance knowledge about closed-circuit television surveillance, corrections, and youth gangs that lead to the development of evidence-based policies, practices and procedures that promote social justice; facilitate professional policing and corrections; improve criminal justice practitioner decision making; and reduce crime and recidivism.


Alumni Award of Excellence Northeastern Illinois University Diversifying Higher Education Faculty in Illinois (DFI) Fellowship Illinois Board of Higher Education Social Justice Award Justice Studies Department, Northeastern Illinois University University Ambassador Award Northeastern Illinois University

Selected Publications

Johnson, T. P., Holbrook, A. L., & Atterberry, K. (2014). Challenges in conducting surveys of political extremists. In R. Tourangeau, N. Bates, B. Edwards, T.P. Johnson, & K. Wolter (Eds.), Hard to survey populations. Cary, NC: Cambridge University Press.

Atterberry, K. (2011). [Review of the book Issues and Cases in Law Enforcement: Decisions, Ethics and Judgment, by J.J. Vardalis]. Criminal Justice Review, 36, 518-519. doi:10.1177/0734016811398617