Dr. Kenneth Mullen

Dr. Ken Mullen joined the Department of Government and Justice Studies in 1992.  He was a  President for the  North Carolina Criminal Justice Association . He currently serves as faculty advisor for both the Forensic Science Club and Student Veterans Association. Dr. Mullen's work has appeared in: National Institute of Justice, Community Policing Consortium; Police Studies; Criminal Justice Policy Review, South African Journal of Criminology, and various chapters and non-refereed publications.

Areas of Expertise & Interest:

  • Policing
  • Organized Crime
  • Conspiracies


  • Ph.D. (1996) Criminal Justice, SUNY Albany
  • M.S. (1989) Criminal Justice, California State University, Sacramento
  • B.S. (1988) Criminal Justice, California State University, Hayward

Courses Taught: 

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice (CJ 1100)
  • Police Process (CJ 2020)
  • Corrections (CJ 3420)
  • Forensic Investigation (CJ 3535)
  • Conspiracies, Cover-ups, and Crimes (CJ 3534)
  • Contemporary Police Issues (CJ 4620)
  • Private Security (CJ 4580)
  • Organized Crime (CJ 4680)
  • Law Enforcement (CJ 5535)
Title: Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Department: mullenkl@appstate.edu

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6096

Fax: (828) 262-2947

Office address
352M Anne Belk Hall


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