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Brown, Katherine (full)
Katherine
M.
Brown
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice & Forensic Sciences
Criminal Justice
203-931-2957
STHC301
South Campus Hall
Academic Credentials

    Education

    Ph.D., Sam Houston State University, 2008
    M.A., San Houston State University, 2005
    B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1993

    Published Books and Articles

    Keppel, R. D., Weis, J. G., Brown, K. M., & Welch, K. (2009). The Jack the Ripper murders: A modus operandi and signature analysis of the 1888-91 Whitechapel murders.  In R. Keppel and W. Birnes (Eds.), Serial violence. Boca Raton, FL: Taylor and Francis Group.

    Brown, K. M., Keppel, R. D., Weis, J. G., & Skeen, M. (2007). Investigative case management for missing children homicides: Report II.  In R. Keppel (Ed.), Offender profiling (2nd ed.). Mason, OH: Thomson Custom Publishing.

    Keppel, R. D., Brown, K. M., & Welch, K. (Eds.). (2007). Forensic pattern recognition: From fingerprints to toolmarks. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

    Brown, K. M., & Keppel, R. D. (2007). Child abduction murder: An analysis of the effect of time and distance separation between murder incident sites on solvability. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 52(1), 137-145.

    Keppel, R. D., Weis, J. G., Brown, K. M., & Welch, K. (2005). A modus operandi and signature analysis of the 1888-91 Whitechapel murders. Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling, 2(1), 1-21.

    Current Research Projects

    Child Abduction Murder: An Analysis of the Effect of Victim Age, Victim Gender, Victim Race, Victim-Offender Relationship, Forensic Evidence, and Time and Distance Separation on Case Solvability (Principal Investigator).  Study examining child abduction murders from 1968 to present across the United States.

    Other

    Dr. Brown's research interests focus on child victimization, child abduction murder, forensic evidence and other solvability factors affecting murder investigations.  In addition, Dr. Brown serves as a Child Abduction Response Team (CART) consultant to law enforcement agencies across the country.

    Dr. Brown's Curriculum Vitae