Arkansas Tech University faculty member Kimberly DuVall Renteria earned a leadership opportunity through a national professional organization.
Renteria will chair the topic of juvenile courts at the 2022 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, scheduled for March 15-19, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
According to its website, the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences is “an international association established in 1963 to promote professional and academic activities in the field of criminal justice.”
Criminal justice education, research, and policy analysis in the field of criminal justice, both for educators and practitioners, are among the organization’s priorities.
Renteria is a criminal justice instructor at ATU. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Arkansas Tech and received her Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
A former legislative analyst for the Arkansas House of Representatives, Renteria joined ATU as a visiting assistant professor in 2016. She was promoted to her current rank of instructor in 2018.
Learn more about the ATU Department of Behavioral Sciences at www.atu.edu/behaviorsci.