Alumni, Parents & Friends
“I’m proud to be a Merrimack alumna because Merrimack exemplifies how a liberal arts education can translate into a variety of successful professional endeavors.”
Chair, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice & Associate Professor, Criminology and Criminal Justice
My research explores how women’s motherhood affects their incarceration experience. Specifically, I look at how inmates’ motherhood serves as a tool of punishment and social control in jail.
My work has been published in the Women’s Studi