Dr. Julia Beeman

Dr. Julia Beeman
Chair and Associate Professor,
Criminal Justice

Meet Dr. Julia Beeman

OF NOTE:
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.

KNOWN FOR:
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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