Staff Information








Deborah Doyle Belknap, J.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice and Psychology

Department or Division: Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Office Location: Ward Hall - Room 203

Email: deborah.belknap@keystone.edu

Phone Number: (570) 945-8480

What makes Keystone special to me?
"The beautiful campus, friendly atmosphere, excellent faculty, and enthusiastic students."


Education:

B.A in Psychology/B.A. in Journalism from Penn State University

J.D. (law degree) from Catholic University of America

Ph.D. in Psychology from Temple University 

Courses Teaching:

Forensic Psychology, Criminal Profiling, Constitutional and Criminal Law, Ethics in Criminal Justice, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Survey of Corrections 

Research:

Death penalty issues, psychology of violence, children and the courts

Current research project: capital punishment and the mentally ill

 

Publications: 

Federal Appellate Procedure (manual for Philadelphia Bar Association); The Pennsylvania Mental Health Procedures Act (manual for Philadelphia practitioners)

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