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Anna King

Dr. Anna King

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice & Human Rights

School:

School of Arts & Sciences

Department:

Department of Criminal Justice, Anthropology, Sociology & Human Rights

Office Location:

Jefferies Hall 111

Office Hours:

See current office hours and schedule your appointment here.

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Criminology, University of Cambridge, England
  • M.A. Criminal Justice, University at Albany, New York
  • B.A. Psychology, Clark University, Massachusetts

Professional Experience

  • Georgian Court University, NJ (2011- present); Department Chair (2014-2019)
  • Rutgers University, NJ (2009-2011)
  • Center for Mental Health Services and Criminal Justice Research, Rutgers University, NJ (2007-2009)
  • Keele University, UK (2005-2007)

Research / Creativity Interest Area

Empirical criminology and social reform, the subjective experience of punishment, issues related to gender and crime, the psychology of punitiveness, countering violent extremism, stigma in the lives of formerly incarcerated women

Additional Information

TEACHING
  • Undergraduate: Attitudes to Crime & Punishment, Comparative Criminal Justice Systems, Crime & Mass Media, Domestic Terrorism, Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice, Gender & Crime, Guns & Crime, Introduction to Corrections, Introduction to Criminology, Introduction to Juvenile Justice, Pathway to the Bridge (First-Year Seminar), Political Crimes & Terrorism, Popular Culture & Crime, Quantitative Methods in Criminology, Reforming Criminal Justice, Research Methods in Criminal Justice, The Criminal Justice System, Theories of Crime, Varieties of Crime, Women & Crim
  • Graduate: Attitudes towards Crime & Punishment, Criminal Justice & Society, Theory & Practice in Criminology, Understanding Terrorism, Research Design & Methods in Homeland Security, Qualitative Methods: Narrative Analysis
  • GCU teaching only, see here 
SELECT PUBLICATIONS
  • Esposito, M. and King, A. (2021), “New York City: COVID-19 quarantine and crime”, Journal of Criminal Psychology, Vol. 11 (2): pp. https://doi.org/10.1108/JCP-10-2020-0046
  • King, A. (2021). The Ubiquity of Pornography. In Robertiello, G. (ed.) Sexual Harassment and Misconduct. (pp. 239-244). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.
  • King, A. (2021). Victim Blaming. In Robertiello, G. (ed.) Sexual Harassment and Misconduct (pp. 355-358). ABC-CLIO.
  • King, A. (2021). Traditionally “Male” Workplaces. In Robertiello, G. (ed.) Sexual Harassment and Misconduct (pp. 342-345). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.
  • King, A. (2021). Roiphe, Katie (1968-). In Robertiello, G. (editor) Sexual Harassment and Misconduct (pp. 283-285). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.
  • King, A. and Maruna, S. (2020), ‘It Is the Sensual, Stupid’: Katz and the Futures of Criminology. In Polizzi, D. (Ed.), Jack Katz: Seduction, the Street & Emotion (pp.25-39). Emerald Publishing Limited. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-78756-072-720201002
  • King, A. (2019). U.N. Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women. In Bernat, F.P & Frailing, K. (Eds.), The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Women & Crime, pp. 1047-49, Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell. doi: 10.1002/9781118929803.ewac0505
  • King, A. (2019). Female Drug Use, Abuse & Offending. In Bernat, F.P & Frailing, K. (Eds.), The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Women & Crime, pp. 233-34, Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.doi: 10.1002/9781118929803.ewac0125
  • Sheridan, M., Rainville, R., King, A., Royster, B. & Fazari, G. (2019). The Historical Dictionary of Criminal Justice. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. Lanham, MD.
  • King, A. (2018). Just Mercy through Cultural and Convict Criminology, Journal of Criminal Psychology, Special Issue: Prison Research: Expanding our Network. 8 (1): 80-95. doi.org/10.1108/jcp-09-2017-0038
  • King, A. (2017). Going Inside Crime & Punishment: The Oranges of Anti-Rehabilitative Justice. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Criminology, 9 (2): 99-117.
  • Caputo, G., King, A. (2015). Shoplifting by Male and Female Drug Users: Gender, Agency, and Work. Criminal Justice Review, 40 (1): 47-66. doi.org/10.1177/0734016814568012
  • King, A., Maruna, S. (2011). Shame, Materialism, and Moral Indignation in the East of England: an Empirical Look at Ranulf’s Thesis. In Karstedt, S., Loader I., Strang, H.(Eds.), Emotions, Crime and Justice, pp. 123-142, Oxford: Hart Publishing. doi.org/10.5040/9781472565471.ch006
  • Caputo, G., King, A. (2011). Shoplifting, Women, Agency & Gender. Feminist Criminology, 6 (3): 159-177. doi.org/10.1177/1557085111402815
  • King, A., Maruna, S. (2009). Is a Conservative just a Liberal Who Has Been Mugged?: Exploring the Origins of Punitive Views? Punishment and Society. 11 (2): 147-169. doi.org/10.1177/1462474508101490
  • King, A. (2008). Keeping a Safe Distance: Individualism and the Less Punitive Public. British Journal of Criminology. 48: 190-208. doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azm069
  • King, A. (2007). [Review of the book Neither Angels nor Demons: Women, Crime and Victimization by Kathleen L. Ferraro]. Law and Politics Book Review. Vol. 17 No.6. 
  • King, A., Maruna, S. (2006). The Function of Fiction for a Punitive Public. In Mason, P. (Ed.), Captured by the Media: Prison Discourse in Popular Culture (pp. 16-30). Cullompton, Willan Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781843925767
  • King, A., Maruna, S. (2005). Vigilante Violence. In the Encyclopedia of Criminology, Routledge/Taylor & Francis.
  • Maruna, S., Matravers, A., King, A. (2004). Disowning our Shadow: a Psychoanalytic Approach to Understanding Punitive Public Attitudes, Deviant Behavior, 25(3): 277-299. https://doi.org/10.1080/01639620490431228
  • For all publications, see Google Scholar or ResearchGate
AWARDS
  • GCU Faculty Fellowship Award (2022)
  • GCU Faculty Mini-Grant (2013)
  • Howard League of Penal Reform (2011)
  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Fellow (2007)
  • H.F. Guggenheim Fellow (2003)
  • Gates Cambridge Scholar (2002)
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