Political Science Faculty and Staff
Valerie Callanan, Ph.D.
Professor Callanan’s specialty areas include critical criminology, corrections, media, public opinion of crime. Her research examines the influence of crime-related media on public opinion of crime and crime control. Her recent work examines reciprocity and suicide, media construction of the criminal justice system and fear of crime.
Specializes in Criminology, Socio-legal Studies, Media and the Criminal Justice System
Ph.D. Sociology (2001) University of California, Riverside
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