Christine Zozula, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Sociology at University of Rhode Island
Dr. Zozula is an Assistant Professor at the University of Rhode Island, where she teaches sociological research methods, theories of crime, and technologies of social control. She earned her doctorate in sociology at the University of Connecticut, specializing in law, crime, culture and gender.
Dr. Zozula studies the practical and cultural processes of punishment. She has published on a good prisoner reentry program gone wrong at The Prison Journal, the relationship between human rights and domestic violence in Societies Without Borders, and lawyers behaving badly at Law and Social Inquiry. She is currently writing about how community courts, which exclusively handle low-level offenses, help shape broader understandings of cities, criminals, and deservingness.
- Ph.D., Sociology | University of Connecticut
- M.A., Sociology | University of Connecticut
- B.A., Sociology & Anthropology, summa cum laude | Fordham University