Vanessa Lovelace, PhD she/her
Crime & Justice Studies
Liberal Arts 399D
|2017||University of Connecticut||PhD Political Science (Feminist Studies)|
|2011||University of Connecticut||MA Political Science|
|2008||University of California-Santa Cruz||BA Legal Studies|
- Crime and Justice Studies
- Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
- Black Studies
- Political Theory
- Law and Society
Online and Continuing Education Courses
A study of sociological theorists. Designed to teach the theoretical foundations necessary for the critical study of crime and justice, the course will cover a range of theories focusing on those that assist in a critique of problems of power in matters of crime and justice.
The culminating seminar course for the Black Studies Minor. Students propose, develop and present a scholarly or academically informed creative final project involving one of the Black communities of the region; reflective of their studies in one or more of the social, political, aesthetic, and economic experiences of Black people. Use of academic research, critical reading, and writing skills are required.
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Selected topics of contemporary relevance in the field of Crime and Justice studies. Active discussions, mini-lectures, filed simulations, student presentations, role-playing, guest speakers, and field observations may be utilized. A significant research paper will be required.
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Consideration of the problems surrounding the legal definition and handling of youth who confront the law as offenders, clients and victims. Attention is given to the development and behaviors of the child/adolescent population and to the most significant directions of legal and social change affecting youth in our society.
- Black Geographies
- Critical Race Theory
- Postcolonial and Transnational Black Feminism
- Transnational Justice
- Lovelace, Vanessa Lynn (2021).
The Rememory and Re-membering of Nat Turner: Black Feminist Hauntology in the Geography of Southampton County, VA
Southeastern Geographer, 61, 130-145.
- Lovelace, Vanessa Lynn and Heather M. Turcotte (2020).
Immobolizing Bodies of Surveillance: Anti-Oppressive Feminisms and the Decolonization of Violence
Gendering Globalization, Globalizing Gender: Postcolonial Perspectives, 196-209.
- Vanessa Lovelace (2014).
On Ferguson's Protest and Its Occupation
The Feminist Wire
- Vanessa Lovelace and Jamie Huff (2011).
Ghost Stories in the Soil: Notes on Place and Research
International Feminist Journal of Politics, 14(1), 154-162.
- Vanessa Lovelace (2011).
Book Review: Male Trouble: Masculinity and the Performance of Crisis
International Feminist Journal of Politics, 13(3), 475-477.