Faculty Profile for Dr. David B Perkins

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Dr. David B Perkins
Professor — School of Criminal Justice
HINE 129
phone: (512) 245-3345

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Rank of professor. Attorney and former judge. BBA Lamar University. JD University of Texas

Teaching Interests

Same specialties

Research Interests

Same specialties

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Perkins, D. B. (2010). A Statutory Hearsay Exemption for Elderly Victims’ Statements: Cases of Infant Law Mortality? Southwest Journal of Criminal Justice, 7(3).
  • Perkins, D. B., & Turner, R. K. (2008). The Selective Use of Cinema in Criminal Justice Education. Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture, 15(3).
  • Mijares, T., & Perkins, D. B. (2005). The Crisis Negotiation Unit Commander: Operational and Legal Needs for Specialized Management Training. Journal of Police Crisis Negotiations, 5(2).
  • Mijares, T., & Perkins, D. B. (2005). The Use of Deception and the Enforceability of Promises Made During the Crisis Negotiation Process. Journal of Police Crisis Negotiations, 5(1).
  • Perkins, D. B. (2004). [Review of The Order vs. Freedom Debate After September 11, 2001, by D. Q. C. Thurman & D. A. Giacomazzi]. Controversies in Policing. Anderson Publishing Co.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Chi National Honor Society Favorite Professor Award. 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor Award, Alpha Chi National Honor Society. 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Dean’s Award for Outstanding Teaching. 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Chi National Honor Society Favorite Professor Award. 2014
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Presidential Award for Teaching Excellence. 2012

Selected Grants

  • Perkins, David B (Principal), Jamieson, J.D. (Co-Principal). McLaughlin Revisited: An Assessment of the Consequences of Legislated Post-Arrest Changes of Local Jurisdictions in Texas, Office of Sponsored Projects, $15992. (Funded: 2003). Grant.
  • Mijares, Tomas (Principal), Perkins, David B (Co-Principal). An Examination of the Advantages, Disadvantages, Operational Limitations, and Legal Parameters of Sensory Enhancing Technology in Police Tactical Scenarios, Office of Sponsored Projects, $15882. (Funded: 1998). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

School Evaluation Sub-Committee
School Director's Executive Sub-Committee
Building Improvements/Facilities Committee
Texas Municipal Court Clerks Certification Program