Crime and Social Control

Crime and Social Control

  • Dinzey-Flores, Zaire

    dinzey thumbAssociate Professor
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    Office: Davison Hall, 119

    Associate Professor in Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies and Sociology, teaches courses on urbanism, Caribbean societies and development, race and ethnicity, and research methods. Her research interests are in the areas of urbanism, space and place, the built environment, race and ethnicity, social inequality, mixed-method research, criminal justice, Latin America and Caribbean Studies, and African Diaspora. She is currently working on a book that examines the social impacts of gates in public and private housing in Puerto Rico.  

  • Friedman, Brittany

    Picture Brittany FriedmanAssistant Professor
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    Office: Davison Hall 043

    Assistant Professor of Sociology, teaches courses in punishment and social control, criminology, and racial inequality. Her research focuses on race and prison order, penal policy, and the intersections between institutions and monetary sanctions in the criminal justice system. She is currently finishing a book about the institutionalization of control strategies designed to eradicate Black political protest and the resulting consequences for the prison social system.

  • Hirschfield, Paul

    PHirschfieldAssociate Professor
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    Office: Davison Hall, 038

    Associate Professor of Sociology and faculty affiliate of the Criminal Justice Program, teaches criminology, punishment and social control, and juvenile justice. His theoretical and empirical work focuses on social control and criminalization in relation to schools and policing. His current research centers on the expansion of positive and restorative alternatives to exclusionary discipline and school-based arrests and the organizational and legal control of deadly force by police.

  • Krivo, Lauren J.

     

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    Office: Davison Hall, 111

    Professor of Sociology, teaches courses in race, crime, and community and in statistics for sociology. Her research focuses on race-ethnic differences in neighborhood crime, patterns and consequences of segregation, and spatial inequality. Her book with Ruth D. Peterson Divergent Social Worlds: Neighborhood Crime and the Racial-Spatial Dividewas published by the Russell Sage Foundation in 2010. She is currently examining patterns and sources of changing neighborhood inequality in crime after 2000 based on the second wave of the National Neighborhood Crime Study conducted with Christopher J. Lyons and María B. Vélez.

  • Phillips, Julie

    Professor
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    Office: Davison Hall, 101C

    Professor and Chair of Sociology, specializing in demography and its intersection with health outcomes and different forms of lethal violence. Her current research examines the sharp increase in suicide in the United States and how and why suicide risk varies over the life course and across birth cohorts.  Professor Phillips teaches courses in population studies, health, research methods, statistics, and criminology.    

  • Shepherd, Hana

    Fac Shepherd HanaAssistant Professor
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    Office: Davison Hall, 037

    Assistant Professor of Sociology. Shepherd teaches classes in interventions and social change, organizations, and culture. She studies how social networks, social norms and group processes, culture, and organizations facilitate or impede social change. She is currently working on a series of projects on the enforcement of local labor law, and on social networks and low-wage work.

  • White, Helene Raskin

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    Office: Alcohol Studies
    Office Phone: 732-445-3579

    Distinguished Professor in the Sociology Department and the Center of Alcohol Studies.  Her research focuses on the comorbidity of substance use, crime, violence, and mental health problems in community and high-risk samples. She also evaluates drug prevention interventions for college students.