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Jill Doerner

Jill Doerner

Assistant Professor


Ph.D., Bowling Green State University

Criminology, Criminal Justice, Inequality

Curriculum Vitae

Professor Doerner received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from Bowling Green State University and her B.S.B.A. in International Business and Economics from Ohio Northern University. She has been working at URI since 2008 teaching courses in research methods, criminology, and criminal justice.

Her research interests focus on sentencing and corrections, race/ethnicity, age, and gender inequality in the criminal justice system, consequences of incarceration, juvenile justice and policy, reentry following incarceration, and quantitative methods.

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Excellence in Research

Christine Zozula

Carlos Garcia-Quijano

Carlos Garcia-Quijano was selected to receive the 2013 Early Career Faculty Reseach Award in the Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities.Kudos to him!

Department contacts

Department Chair
Leo Carroll,

Justice, Law & Society Minor Coordinator
Professor Leo Carroll,

Administrative Assistant
Theresa Nobile,