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Dr. Kelli Frakes

Program Director Associate Professor, Security and Global Studies


Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration
Walden University
M.P.A. in Public Administration
Walden University
M.S. in Criminal Justice
Eastern Kentucky University
B.S. in Police Administration
Eastern Kentucky University

Research Interests

Research methods, Cyber crime, Terrorism, Intelligence, CJ related

Positions Held

2007 - Present
Eastern Kentucky University
Adjunct Instructor
2008 - 2011
Chair School of Criminal Justice, ITT Technical Institute

Intellectual Contributions

Terrorists on social media: How to combat them online (vlog)

Kelli M Frakes
June 30, 2016
In Homeland Security

Terrorists on social media: How to spot the warning behaviors (vlog).

Kelli M Frakes
June 22, 2016
In Homeland Security

Making the shift to intelligence-led corrections.

Kelli M Frakes
July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 21, 2015
In Public Safety

Cyber security trends part 2 (vlog)

Kelli M Frakes
July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 13, 2015
In Homeland Security

Intelligence-led policing in small and rural agencies

Kelli M Frakes
November 2012
IALEIA Journal

Need for a multi-discipline approach in homeland security education

Kelli M Frakes
May 2012

Policies for and methods of intelligence gathering among Small/Rural agencies

Kelli M Frakes
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses

External Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

Intelligence-Led Corrections: Thwarting Crime and Terrorism from the Inside

Bluegrass State Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence
Funded – In Progress

The Evolution of the US Intelligence Community

Bluegrass State Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence
2014 - 2015
Funded - Completed


Cyber Safety and Technology Misuse

Safety Summit
September 23, 2016

Intelligence-Led Policing in Small and Rural Agencies: A Scalable Model.

American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting
November 2011

Certifications and Licensure

December 28, 2017
CITI - Social & Behavioral Research - Basic/Refresher
Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program)

Awards & Honors

June 2017
Outstanding Leadership
Homeland Security Network