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Stephanie Whitehead

Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice
Tom Raper Hall 362
(765) 973-8507


  • Ph.D., Criminal Justice, Indiana University Bloomington
  • M.S., Criminal Justice, Eastern Kentucky University
  • B.S., Criminal Justice and Philosophy, Murray State University

Current Research Interests

Policing, Race and Racism; Ethnographic Methods; Cultural Criminology

Selected Publications/Conference Presentations

  • Whitehead, Stephanie N. (2009). Policing and the Sixth Sense. 61st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Philadelphia, PA
  • Whitehead, Stephanie N. (2009). Book Review: Nancy L. Deutsch, Pride in the Projects: Teens Building Identities in Urban Contexts. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 38 (5), 744.
  • Whitehead, Stephanie N. (2007). ‘White Trashing’ Domestic Violence: White Male Anxiety in the World of Cops. 59th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Atlanta