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Scott Kevin Turner

Scott K. Turner is an assistant professor and legal studies program coordinator at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.  He received his Juris Doctor at New York Law School and M.A. in Criminal Justice from Rutgers School of Criminal Justice.  His research interests cover a broad range of topics in constitutional policing & civil liberties, social control, and socio-legal analysis.  His dissertation research brings into focus the underlying sociological mechanisms that support police-led focused deterrence and therapeutic referral strategies.