Kevin Fox Gotham, Ph.D., CPP

Dr. Kevin Fox Gotham, Ph.D., CPP

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

Board certified in security management and Ph.D. in sociology with over 25 years of research and investigation experience. Dr. Kevin Fox Gotham has expertise in crime prevention, workplace violence, and security risk assessment. He provides consulting and testifying expert services to attorneys involved in premises security litigation. Specialty focus areas include apartment security, parking lots, bars/nightclubs, hotels/motels, shopping malls, convenience stores and gas stations, and other venues. Investigative work also focuses on negligent hiring, retention, supervision, and training. Areas of research specialization include 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
International CPTED Association (ICA)
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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