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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Faculty Profile

LINDA DENISE KEENA

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LEGAL STUDIES
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
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207 ODOM HALL
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-1998
Joined UM: 08/20/2009

Brief Bio

Dr. Linda Keena obtained her Bachelor’s (1984) and Master’s (1991) degrees in Criminal Justice from Southeast Missouri State University and her Doctorate (2006) from the University of Missouri. She is a former State of Missouri Adult Probation and Parole officer and for the last eighteen years has taught in the Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology at Southeast MO State University. She has established a record of scholarly publications which reflects a variety of criminal justice, restorative justice, religion, corrections, and community-based research topics. She has published several articles, written thirteen grants and has served as a presenter, discussant and presider at regional and national meetings. In addition, she is co author and project director for MEDFELS, a nationally recognized methamphetamine program for elementary schools. Dr. Keena is the former director of VICTORY, a program funded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice, aimed at educating students and staff about realities of sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking.

Degrees

BS
CRIMINAL JUSTICE
SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY/ CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI (1984)
MS
ADMINISTRATION
SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY/ CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI (1991)
EDD
EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-COLUMBIA/ COLUMBIA, MISSOURI (2006)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee
University Standing Committee

Awards

School of Applied Sciences - Thomas A. Crowe Award
2012