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Anderson, Cynthia

Burmeister, Larry

Castellano, Ursula

Faust, Kelly

Hatch, Laurie Russell

Henderson, Debra A.

Hoffman, Bruce

Kaufman, Nicole

Lee, Elizabeth M.

Li, Jieli

Mattley, Christine

Morgan, Charlie V.

Scanlan, Stephen J.

Thorne, Deborah

Vander Ven, Thomas

Welser, Howard T.


Bukky, Molly

Chapman, Kelli

Collins, Rebecca

Deb, Nikhil

Roberson, Roberta

Sauvage, Katlyn

Tufail, Aisha

Vaughan, Staci


Kuhre, Bruce

Myers, Lena

Schwartz, Martin

Shamblin, Don

Shelly, Robert

Dr. Bruce Hoffman

Bruce Hoffman
Arts & Sciences Dean's Outstanding Teacher Award 2008

Associate Professor
Ph.D.: University of Washington, 2004

Contact Information:
Phone: (740) 593-0277
Office: Bentley Annex 135

Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Specialization:
Criminological Theory, Law and Society, Science Studies, Social Movements, Social Theory

Courses Taught:
Soc 1000: Introduction to Sociology
Soc 2610: Deviant Behavior
Soc 3600: Criminology
Soc 3660: Punishment & Society
Soc 4640/5640: Law in Societies
Soc 4680: Crimes Against Humanity
Soc 4950: Sociology of Science: Senior Capstone
Soc 6030: Seminar in Crime and Deviance
Soc 6110: Seminar in International Justice & Transnational Activism

Selected Publications:
Hoffman, Bruce and Haley Duschinski. 2013. “Contestations Over Law, Power, and Representation in Kashmir Valley.” Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies.

Duschinski, Haley and Bruce Hoffman. 2011. “On the Frontlines of the Law: Legal Advocacy and Political Protest by Lawyers in Contested Kashmir.” Anthropology Today 27(5): 8-12.

Duschinski, Haley and Bruce Hoffman. 2011. “Everyday Violence, Institutional Denial, and Struggles for Justice in Kashmir.” Race & Class 52(4): 44-70.

Hoffman, Bruce, and Michelle Brown. 2009.  “Staging an Execution: The Media at McVeigh.”  K. Hayward and M. Presdee, eds., Cultural Criminology and the Image: Framing Crime in Late Modernity.  London: Cavendish Press.

Hoffman, Bruce. 2009. "Conquest Traditions, Conflict Transformation, and the Cultural Boundaries of Criminology: Rigoberta Menchú and Criminological Science." Contemporary Justice Review 12: 171-189.

Hoffman, Bruce. 2008. “Minding the Gap: Legal Ideals and Strategic Action in State Legislative Hearings.” Law & Social Inquiry 33: 89-126.

Hoffman, Bruce.  2008.  “The Science and Politics of Reducing Child Victimization.”  Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice 24: 103-113.

Hoffman, Bruce, and Ashley Demyan, eds.  2008. Teaching and Learning about Deviance: A Resource Guide.  Sixth Edition.  Washington, D.C., American Sociological Association.

Beckett, Katherine and Bruce Hoffman. 2005. "Challenging Medicine: Law, Resistance, and the Cultural Politics of Childbirth." Law & Society Review 39: 125-70.




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