Winston School of Education and Social Policy


Brittnie Aiello

Academic Title

Chair, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice & Professor, Criminology and Criminal Justice

Research Summary

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


  • Ph.D. Sociology UMass Amherst
  • M.A. Sociology UMass Amherst
  • B.A. Sociology Eckerd College