Dr. David Keys

Associate Professor

Ph.D. University of Missouri-Columbia
Office: BD 114
Phone: 575-646-7184


Curriculum Vitae: Keys_CV



Dr. David Keys is an associate professor of Criminal Justice at New Mexico State University. He received his AB in History from the University of Missouri-Columbia and MA and Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of Missouri-Columbia. His research interests include narcotics and addiction, research methods, and urban studies. Dr. Keys has consulted with municipal, county, and state governments for 17 years on corrections and sentencing issues. His dissertation was a biographical treatment of the career of drug researcher Alfred Lindesmith, that was subsequently published by SUNY Press as Confronting the Drug Control Establishment (2000) with John Galliher.