Joshua Hill, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Joshua B. Hill is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at The University of Southern Mississippi and a Fellow at the Office of Global Perspectives and Metropolitan Center at the University of Central Florida. He teaches courses in terrorism, homeland security, and criminal justice, particularly focusing on politics and theory within each of these areas. His research interests range widely, from criminal justice to cybercrime, with a particular emphasis on the social and political implications of crime and criminal justice.  Dr. Hill previously worked for the Institute for the Study of Violent Groups as a lead analyst. In addition to his current faculty role at the University of Southern Mississippi, Dr. Hill serves as the Master’s Coordinator for the School of Criminal Justice, Forensic Science and Security. He holds a Bachelors of Arts in International Relations, a Master’s of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology from Sam Houston State University, and a PhD in Criminal Justice, also from Sam Houston State University. He is the co-author of Homeland Security in America with Nancy Marion and Introduction to Cybercrime, as well as numerous journal articles and book chapters.


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