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About Nancy A. Heitzeg, PhD

Dr. Nancy A. Heitzeg is a Professor of Sociology , irector of the Critical Studies of Race/Ethnicity Program, and the current Endowed Chair in the Sciences.. Professor Heitzeg writes & presents widely on issues of race, class, gender, & social control with attention to the school to prison pipeline & the prison industrial complex.

Professor Heitzeg is co- editor of an on-line series, Criminal InJustice, which is devoted to encouraging public education & action on issues of mass incarceration.

Positions

Present Professorr of Sociology, Director of Critical Studies of Race and Ethnicity, St. Catherine University Sociology Department
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Curriculum Vitae




Grants

2018 - Present Endowed Chair in the Sciences
St. Catherine University
Challenging Criminalization: Beyond Policing and Punishment
2016 - 2018 Procedural Justice, the School-to-Prison Pipeline, and Police in the Schools: An Exploration of the Role of SROs in Minneapolis Public Schools
National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2005 - Present Member, Association of Black Sociologists
1990 - Present Member, American Sociological Association
1990 - Present Member, Midwest Sociological Association
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Honors and Awards

  • Endowed Chair in the Sciences, Challenging Criminalization: Beyond Policing and Punishment, SCU 2018-2021
  • Co-Chair President’s Advisory Council on Inclusive Excellence 2019-2022
  • Denny Prize for Distinction in Writing, Honorable Mention, “#BlackLivesMatter” May 2018
  • Denny Prize for Distinction in Writing, Honorable Mention, “Education Not Incarceration” May 2017
  • Editorial Review Board, Abolition: Journal of Insurgent Politics, 2016 –present
  • Faculty Research and Scholarly Activities Grant, Confronting the Prison Industrial Complex Phase II: A Campus and Community Collaboration, 2011-12
  • Anne Joachim Moore Lectureship 2010
  • Invitee and Presenter, Oxford University Round Table July 2008 and July 2009.

Education

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1987 PhD, Sociology, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
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1979 Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
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Contact Information

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

651-690-8806

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Recent Publications (34)