Andrew Purvis

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Instructor
Criminology

Academic Interests

  • Criminal Justice

  • Criminology

  • Homeland Security

Previous Experience

  • U.S. Army Infantry — 10 years
  • Operation Iraqi Freedom combat veteran — 2005
  • Police officer (Atlanta, GA)
  • 6 years Juvenile treatment/rehabilitation (State of Missouri) - 2 years

Hometown

Springfield, MO

Hobbies

  • Fishing (freshwater and saltwater)

  • Royals Baseball

  • Grilling/smoking

  • Gardening

Future Goals and Aspirations

  • Build a dynamic criminology program at the Lebanon campus.
  • Conduct research aimed at problem solving in the relationships between law enforcement and communities.

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