Dr. Dustin Osborne is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice
and Criminology. He currently serves as the Graduate Program Coordinator and Faculty
Advisor for the Criminal Justice Society.
Dr. Osborne received his Ph.D. in Justice Administration from the University of Louisville
in 2015, M.A. in Criminal Justice and Criminology from ETSU in 2011, and B.S. in Administration
of Justice from the University of Virginia's College at Wise in 2009.
His research interests revolve around rural issues, including crimes unique to these
environments, the generalizability of criminological theories to rural samples, and
the relationship between rural culture and crime.