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Vicki Lindsay, PHD

Associate Professor, School of Business

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Areas of Expertise:

  • Morality and the law
  • History of Criminal Justice
  • The criminality of drugs in the U.S.
  • Juvenile Justice


  • PhD in Administration of Justice with a PhD minor in Research in Educational Foundations (research and statistics), University of Southern Mississippi
  • M.S. in Criminal Justice emphasis in Juvenile Justice Master’s minor in Psychology,  University of Southern Mississippi


  • A Profile of the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officer: An Alcohol Consumption Study

Selected Professional Experience:

  • Senior Agent with the Mississippi Alcoholic Beverage Control
  • Project Director for the Region III Underage Drinking Prevention Initiative (Grant funded by SAMHSA)
  • Assistant Professor Troy University 

Selected Publications:

Lindsay, V., & Rush, J. (2016). Alabama's Criminal Justice System. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press.

Lindsay, V. (2014). What was ever wrong with witchcraft anyway? Journal of International Criminal Justice Research, 1, 233-242.

Lindsay, V., & Greenberg, M. A. (2013). The evolution of the need for establishing a national certification program for criminology/criminal justice majors. Journal of the Institute of Justice and International Studies (13), 129-139.

Lindsay, V., & Shelley, K. (2009). Social and stress-related influences of police officers' alcohol consumption. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 24(2), 87-92.

Lindsay, V., Taylor, W. B., & Shelley, K. (2008). Alcohol and the police: An empirical examination of a widely-held assumption. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management, 31(4), 596-609.

Lindsay, V. (2008). Police officers and their alcohol consumption: Should we be concerned? Police Quarterly, 11(1), 74-87.

Lindsay, V. (2006). Factors that predict freshmen college students' preference to drink alcohol. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education.