Sociology Faculty, Staff, Graduate Students

Valerie Callanan, Ph.D.

Valerie Callanan, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor
Department: Sociology
Phone: (330) 972-6863
Fax: (330) 972-5377
Email: callana@uakron.edu
Curriculum Vitae: Download in PDF format


Biography

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.  


Research Accomplishments

Specializes in Criminology, Socio-legal Studies, Media and the Criminal Justice System

Education

Ph.D. Sociology (2001) University of California, Riverside


Areas of Responsibility

Criminal Justice