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Chilton to Chair Appalachian’s Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice

052705chilton_dl.jpgBOONE—Bradley S. Chilton will join the faculty at Appalachian State University July 1 as chairman of the Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice.

Chilton has been an associate professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of North Texas since 2000.

He also has held faculty appointments at the University of Toledo, Washington State University and University of Southern Mississippi.

Chilton holds a doctorate in political science from the University of Georgia and a law degree from the University of Toledo College of Law.

His teaching and research interests include criminal justice ethics, law, the judiciary, policy, diversity issues, administration, corrections law and information crime.

Chilton’s articles have been published in the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Justice System Journal, The Justice Professional and Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture. He has also authored numerous book chapters, book reviews, and authored or co-authored several academic textbooks.

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