Kevin Fox Gotham

Dr. Kevin Fox Gotham

Investigative Criminology Security (ICS) Consulting
3418 Octavia St
New Orleans, LA 70125
Office: 504-715-6159

I am a professional sociologist specializing in forensic criminology and security management. I provide consulting and testifying expert services to attorneys involved in premises security litigation. My specialty focus areas include apartment security, parking lots, bars/nightclubs, hotels/motels, shopping malls, convenience stores and gas stations, and other venues. My investigative work also focuses on negligent hiring, retention, supervision, and training; and workplace violence. I specialize in crime foreseeability analysis, appropriate standards of care in the security industry, and analyses of the behavioral aspects of proximate causation.

Areas of Expertise
  • Apartment/Condominium Security
  • Bars/Lounges/Night Clubs
  • Crime Foreseeability
  • Hotel Security
  • Inadequate/Negligent Security
  • Parking Lots/Garages
  • Premises Liability
  • Security Guards
  • Security Management
  • Workplace Violence

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Ph.D., Sociology, University of Kansas, 1997
M.A., Sociology, University of Kansas, 1992
B.A., Sociology, University of Kansas, 1990
Certified Protection Professional (CPP). Board Certified in Security Management, ASIS International
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: American Sociological Association (ASA)
American Society of Criminology (ASC)
ASIS International
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: I have been a university professor since 1997. I have taught undergraduate and graduate courses on the topics of forensic sociology/criminology, tourism, urban policy and planning, housing policy, real estate development, and security management. I am author of more than 100 academic publications including four books and a variety of book chapters and peer-reviewed articles. I have presented my research at more than 100 professional conferences and workshops since 1992.
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No


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