Sheri-Lynn S. Kurisu

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Research Assistant of Sociology
Graduate Student of LAS Global Studies

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Contact Information

Office Hours

  • By Appointment Only

Specializations / Research Interest(s)

  • Intersectionality and Inequality
  • Critical Criminology, Critical Race Theory
  • Penology/Corrections
  • Social Movements and Rights Mobilization
  • Law and Society
  • Mixed Methods Research and Participatory Action Research

Education

  • 2017 Ph.D. Sociology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (expected) Dissertation: Political and Social Incarcerated Citizens: Revisiting Citizenship Practices Behind Prison Walls
  • 2006 B.A. Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • 2006 B.A. Psychology, University of California, Santa Cruz

Distinctions / Awards

  • List of Instructors Ranked as Excellent
  • 2015 Social Research Methods, Outstanding Ranking
  • 2013 Introduction to Sociology, Outstanding Ranking
  • 2011 Introduction to Social Statistics
  • 2010 Introduction to Social Statistics

Grants

  • 2013 Sociology Department Travel Grant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Courses

  • Sociology 275: Criminology
  • Global Studies 100: Introduction to Global Studies
  • Teaching Assistantships
  • Sociology 378: Law and Society
  • Sociology 380: Social Research Methods
  • Sociology 310: Sociology of Deviance
  • Sociology 275: Criminology (online and traditional classroom)
  • Sociology 226: Political Sociology
  • Religious Studies 110: World Religions
  • Sociology 100: Introduction to Sociology
  • Sociology 273: Social Perspectives on the Family (online)
  • Sociology 280: Introduction to Social Statistics