Barbara Lawrence

Departments and Positions:
African American Studies, Associate Professor of Justice & Policy Studies
Justice & Policy Studies, Chair, Associate Professor of Justice & Policy Studies, Director of Guilford Higher Education in Prison Initiative
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John Jay College, BS, '94
Purdue University, MPA, '04
Indiana University, JD, '04

Courses Taught:                   

  • JPS 103  Community Problem Solving
  • JPS 200 Criminal Procedure
  • JPS 310 Public Management and Organizational Theory
  • JPS 365 Race, Society and Criminal Justice

Research Interests:      

  • Race and Criminal Justice, Legal and Social Policy, Juvenile Justice, Democracy and Incarceration

Campus and Community Involvement:

  • Diversity Action Committee, Chair
  • Presidential Search Committee
  • Judicial Board  Advocate
  • Women's Basketball Faculty Mentor
  • Bias Based Policing Committee, Greensboro Police Department

Notable Works:

  • Powerlessness: Digital Photography, Domestic Violence and the Fight over Victim Autonomy
  • Several conference presentations
  • Reviewed several manuscripts