Dr. Julia Beeman

Dr. Julia Beeman
Chair and Associate Professor,
Criminal Justice

Meet Dr. Julia Beeman

Created the Criminal Justice program and helped to establish the James Buie Scholarship Program, which provides a full scholarship for selected students in pursuit of a Criminal Justice degree at Belmont Abbey College.

Holding high expectations of herself and others

When not in the classroom, can often be found:
Cheering on our student-athletes

Popular quote:
“How do we honor the dignity of every single person we come in contact with, whether it’s an offender, a victim or a fellow practitioner, and how can we work together to improve the lives of individuals and society as a whole?”

Examples of the classes taught by Julia Beeman:

• Introduction to Criminal Justice
• Introduction to Law Enforcement
• Criminology
• Criminal Justice Ethics
• Famous Trials of the 20th Century
• Juvenile Justice *
• White Collar Crime *
• American Criminal Courts *
• Institutional and Community Corrections *
• Freshman Symposium*
• Theological Perspectives of Restorative Justice*
* New Course Development

• A.A.S., Central Piedmont Community College
• B.S., University of North Carolina-Charlotte
• M.S., University of North Carolina-Charlotte
• Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University

Dissertation: The Presence of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptomology and Its Relationship to Attitudes Regarding Use of Force Held by Urban Patrol Officers in the Southern United States

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