Kerri F. Dunn is an Adjunct Professor of Psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
In 2004, while a professor of psychology at Claremont McKenna College in California, she made a presentation on hate speech and blamed a covert group of white male racists supported by an atmosphere of intolerance on the campus for a hoax hate crime she staged. She had slashed her car tires, smashed her car window, and spray painted slurs. She was converting from. Catholicism to Judaism at the time, and antisemitic slurs were part of the crime.
She filed a police report and made an insurance claim. Classes were cancelled at all 5 Claremont campuses and rallies were held. She led one of them. Then two witnesses came forward who had seen her vandalizing her own car. Police also reported inconsistencies in her story, items she reported stopen in the incident were found in her closet.
Null was charged and convicted by a jury of filing a fake police report and insurance fraud. She was sentenced to a year in prison and ordered to pay a $20,000 fine. The LA Tikes also reported that she had shoplifted while a law student in Nebraska. She even claimed that the police roughed her up but a witness contradicted her claim, saying she saw Dunn bruise her own arm and tear buttons from her shirt. The Federalist reported that prosecutors told the judge Dunn had once impersonated a nurse while calling a pharmacy to get prescription meds
An article on Wikipedia was written about her, but was censored entirely and disappeared in 2010.
She has been an Assistant Adjunct Professor of Forensic Psychology at John Jay College of Criminal JusticeDates since January 2014. She was an Adjunct Professor Psychology & Criminal Justice at William Paterson University from September 2012 until December 2013.
From 2000 until 2002 she was an Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice (Sociology) at California State Univerity - San Bernardino. She also worked as a Consultant for Trial Behavior Consulting in 2000 and 2001.
She was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Nebraska Wesleyan College from 1996 until 1998 and a Graduate Teaching Assistant at University of Nebraska–Lincoln from 1994 until 1998.
At her sentencing, Judge Charles Horan said she exploited incidents Claremont Colleges to advance her own agenda and "terrorized minority students on the campus and made suspects out of all the other students." She refused to confess. She is listed as #92 in Bernard Goldberg's bestselling book 100 People Who Are Screwing Up America.
"This was a well planned out act of terrorism. And I don’t believe for one second it was one person. I think that there’s a group here, a small group, but I do believe that there is a group here that perpetuates this in all different kinds of ways.” Except from a speech Dunn gave the night after she vanadlized and spray painted slurs in her own car.