Aneesa Baboolal

Aneesa Baboolal, PhD she/her

Assistant Professor

Crime & Justice Studies

Curriculum Vitae



Liberal Arts 399I


2019University of DelawarePhD Sociology
2013University of AlabamaMA Women's Studies
2010John Jay College of Criminal Justice-City University of New YorkBA International Criminal Justice


  • CJS 190 Introduction to Crime and Justice Studies
  • CJS 315 Research Methods
  • CJS 333 International Crime and Justice




Online and Continuing Education Courses

Examines Crime and Justice Studies as a multidisciplinary field of study that bridges criminology, criminal justice, and justice studies. Students engage with a variety of histories, policies, procedures, and politics that inform how crime and justice are constructed within U.S. transnational and intersectional contexts. Areas of analysis include state-making, citizenship, social control, criminality, surveillance and security, war, rights and law, revolution, prison writing, nonviolence, collective justice, and abolitionism.


Research interests

  • Gender, Race/Ethnicity and Immigration
  • Qualitative Methodology
  • Intersectionality
  • Violence against women
  • Inclusivity In Higher Education

Select publications

See curriculum vitae for more publications

  • Aneesa A. Baboolal (2020).
    Global Agenda for Social Justice
  • Rosemary Barberet and Aneesa A. Baboolal (2020).
    The Global Femicide Problem: Issues and Prospects
    Research Handbook on Gender, Sexuality, and the Law
  • M. Kristen Hefner, Aneesa A. Baboolal, Ruth Fleury-Steiner, and Susan L. Miller (2018).
    Mediating Justice: Women’s Perceptions of Fairness in the Civil Protection Order Process
    Journal of Interpersonal Violence

Aneesa A. Baboolal is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Crime and Justice Studies at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Dr. Baboolal's research interests include gender-based violence across intersecting identities including, race/ethnicity, immigrant, and religious minority status. Her recent work examines how diverse Muslim communities respond to gendered and racialized violence in the United States post 9/11 and in recent years.

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