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Susan F. Brinkley


Susan F. Brinkley

Meet Susan F. Brinkley

Chair/Associate Professor, Criminology and Criminal Justice

Education: 1977 Memphis State University, B.A.
1979 Memphis State University, M.A.
1983 Sam Houston State University, Ph.D.

Courses Taught: Correctional Law
Research Methodology
Ethics in Justice

Career Specialties: Susan Brinkley specializes in research in incarceration and CCTV.

Professional and Community Activities: Brinkley has been a case manager for the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Her research has involved finding more appropriate punishments for prisoners of the criminal justice system and developing concern for the fate of prisoners after they leave prison.

She believes that practical solutions to these issues could mean better lives for prisoners and less cost to the public. She is examining the effectiveness of CCTV as a law enforcement tool and exploring the impact of that technology on privacy.