Legal Studies Faculty Kimberly Tatum

Dr. Kimberly M. Tatum

Associate Dean
Phone: (850) 857-6198
Office: Bldg. 85, Rm. 158

Regularly Taught Classes

  • Legal Advocacy
  • Evidence
  • Criminal Law
  • Law and Society
  • Domestic Violence and the Justice System

Research Interests

Domestic violence legislation and policies; intimate partner homicide; police practices.

Affiliated Student Organizations

  • UWF Mock Trial Team, Faculty sponsor and coach
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, President

Non-student Related Projects and Grants

  • Homicide Research Working Group
  • Southern Criminal Justice Association
  • FavorHouse of Northwest Florida, President of the Board
  • Escambia County Domestic Violence Coalition
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers
  • International Visiting Leaders Program, Trainer


Exploring agency policing models and response to domestic violence. Policing: An International Journal of Police Management and Strategy, 32(1), 92-107.

Domestic violence statutes and rates of intimate partner homicide: A research note. Criminal Justice Policy Review, 19(1), 117-130.

A pre-trial domestic violence intensive supervision unit: Exploring case seriousness and successful disposition. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 33(1), 32-43.

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