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Department of Sociology & Anthropology 

Robin A. Robinson

Associate Professor
Simon Visiting Professor,
University of Manachester School of Law (UK)
Visiting Scholar, University of Cambridge (UK)
Ph.D. Brandeis University,
Heller School
Psy.D. George Washington University

Email: rrobinson@umassd.edu
Phone: 508-999-8788
Office: Liberal Arts, Room 393A 

Honors Associate Director Profile image Professor Robinson's distinctive, interdisciplinary project combines psychoanalytic/psychodynamic theory and critical and feminist criminologies in the study of trauma, criminality, and the social control of women and girls, in contemporary and historical context.

She is currently a Visiting Scholar at the University of Cambridge, Institute of Criminology and a Simon Visiting Professor at the University of Manchester School of Law, and has been a Visiting Research Fellow at Keele University, all in England. She has been the recipient of a Mary Lily Research Grant from Duke University's Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.

Deeply committed to scholarship and praxis, Professor Robinson has also received many grants in support of research and scholarship in areas such as vicarious trauma and anti-violence workers, girls and violence, and teen relational violence, to combine theoretical research with extensive community engagement.

Other Links

Other Links

University of Manchester, School of Law (England), Centre for Criminology and Criminal Justice.  Currently Simon Visiting Professor, 2011-2014.
http://www.law.manchester.ac.uk/research/centres/cccj/

UMass Medical School Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Community Engagement Section.  Community Academic and Advisory Panel.
http://www.umassmed.edu/CCTS/Community/index.aspx

University of Cambridge (England), Institute of Criminology.   http://www.crim.cam.ac.uk/
Women, Crime, and Criminal Justice:  Diversity, Diversion, Desistance, and Dignity
http://www.crim.cam.ac.uk/events/conferences/diversity-diversion/

University of Manchester, England.  Methods@Manchester.  Broad range of information and webcasts of research methods in the social sciences.
http://www.methods.manchester.ac.uk/

Duke University, Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.  I'm working with archival material there for the British women transportees project.
http://library.duke.edu/rubenstein/sites/default/files/rubenstein/pdf/womenatthecenter/wc-24.pdf
http://blogs.library.duke.edu/rubenstein/2012/03/19/particularly-remarkable-for-her-crime-scholars-tea-with-robin-robinson/

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