I am an Associate Professor of Legal Studies in the Behavioral Science Department at
Utah Valley University. I have been at Utah Valley University since 2001. 

EDUCATION: 

Ph.D. in Criminology from University of Wales , Bangor,2005 

B.A. (First Class Hons) in Criminal Justice with Women’s Studies from Liverpool John
Moores University, Liverpool, England U.K., 1998 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS I AM ASSOCIATED WITH: 

Member, American Society of Criminology 

Member, American Society of Criminology (Division on Women and Crime) 

Member, American Association of University Women 

Member, American Correctional Association 

RESEARCH INTERESTS: I have a long-standing interest in the effects of supermax housing on
prisoners. Also, I am interested in the effects of imprisonment on women. Currently I am
examining the quality of life for death sentenced inmates and lifers. 

Death Row Inmates

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Men of a Thousand Days: Death-sentenced Inmates at Utah State Prison (2004)

Studies of the pains of confinement and coping techniques have ignored the experiences of death-sentenced...