Department of Criminology
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, M.S., Marshall University
Dr. Carter received his B.A. in Criminal Justice with a concentration in law enforcement in 1995 from Marshall University in Huntington, WV.
He completed his M.S. in Criminal Justice in 1997 which he also received from Marshall University. In 2011, Dr. Carter completed his PhD in Criminal Justice from University of Cincinnati. His doctoral dissertation examined the responses of local law enforcement to the growing threat of internet crime.
In 2012, Dr. Carter became a certified instructor of the A.L.i.C.E. program. Since that time, Dr. Carter and two of his colleagues have trained over 600 members of the Mount community to survive an active shooter situation. Dr. Carter's current research focuses on developing innovative pedagogical approaches to criminal justice and criminology. He is also interested in internet crime. In his spare time, Dr. Carter is an avid book collector who enjoys exploring dusty used book stores.