Post Tagged with: "Nicole Kaufman"

Alumni News: Army Capt. Erin Muri focuses her passion for learning on trauma, mental health

Capt. Erin Muri

From Ohio University News Topics like prison systems, sexual trauma, diversity, and sociological patterns in serial murders ignited Erin Muri’s passion for learning when she was an undergraduate sociology student at Ohio University. Now she’s a captain in the U.S. Army at Fort Carson in Colorado, where she’s found a […]

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March 23, 2022 at 4:04 pmAlumni News

Fall 2021 | Law, Justice & Culture Certificate Courses

The Certificate in Law, Justice, and Culture is a selective program that brings together interdisciplinary coursework from African American Studies, Anthropology, Criminology, English, Geography, History, Political Science, Social Work, Sociology, and other departments across the social sciences and humanities to provide students with intellectual training in a “law and society” […]

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April 12, 2021 at 2:00 pmAnnouncements

Knutsen Op-Ed Highlights Stigma Faced by People Post-Incarceration

Lark Knutsen

Ohio University Master of Law, Justice & Culture student Lark Knutsen recently authored an op-ed in the Cincinnati Enquirer titled “Free from prison, but not from your judgment” on the the post-incarceration experience. As a part of her coursework in sociology capstone course as an undergraduate student with Dr. Nicole Kaufman, […]

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February 1, 2021 at 1:45 pmNews

Anton Op-Ed Probes Impact of Prison Releases on Families

Victoria Anton

Ohio University alumna Victoria Anton ’20, now pursuing an M.A. in Sociology at OHIO, authored an op-ed in the Athens News headlined What can happen behind closed doors and how to fix it for justice-involved families. With the onset of the COVID-19 global health pandemic, prison populations have been a […]

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December 30, 2020 at 3:59 pmAlumni In Class In the News News Students in the News

Happy Beginnings | Erika Hidalgo Plans to Pursue Social Justice Legal Career

Erika Hidalgo

The Happy Beginnings series features College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Erika Hidalgo’s experiences at Ohio University helped solidified what she wants to do in the future, which is to become a lawyer to work for social justice. is a […]

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April 7, 2020 at 11:06 amNews

Kaufman Examines States Use of NGOs for Addiction Services

Dr. Nicole Kaufman

Dr. Nicole Kaufman authored “Governing Through Partnerships: Neoconservative Governance and State Reliance on Religious NGOs in Drug Policy” in the journal Critical Criminology. Kaufman is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Ohio University. Abstract: This article examines states’ pursuit of partnerships with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as a strategy of governance in […]

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February 1, 2020 at 2:59 pmResearch

Angela Regan Founds Women’s Prison Re-Entry Program

Angela Regan

Ohio University alumna Angela Regan’s long time interest in law and how it disproportionately affects certain socioeconomic classes and races drew her to the M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture. Her interests often take her beyond the classroom, and she recently added creating a prison reentry program for women in […]

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January 27, 2020 at 12:33 pmAlumni News