Aneesa Baboolal, PhD

Assistant Professor

Crime & Justice Studies

508-999-8370

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Liberal Arts 399I


Education

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

Teaching

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

Teaching

Programs

Teaching

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.

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.

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.

An introductory course that familiarizes the student with the basic history, structure, function, and problems associated with the criminal justice system. The course will examine a variety of general and specific controversies associated with the contemporary criminal justice system in order to develop a critical perspective on the nature of justice and society's response to behavior that has been labeled as criminal.

An introductory course that familiarizes the student with the basic history, structure, function, and problems associated with the criminal justice system. The course will examine a variety of general and specific controversies associated with the contemporary criminal justice system in order to develop a critical perspective on the nature of justice and society's response to behavior that has been labeled as criminal.

An introduction to both quantitative and qualitative approaches to research design and analysis. The goal of the course is to help students become competent at conducting and critiquing social research.

An introduction to both quantitative and qualitative approaches to research design and analysis. The goal of the course is to help students become competent at conducting and critiquing social research.

Research

Research Interests

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

Select publications

Aneesa A. Baboolal (2020).
Islamophobia
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. 

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