|Stefania De Petris >||>|
Stefania De Petris (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) is co-managing editor of Social Justice. She holds a BA in political science from the University of Bologna and a doctorate in sociology from the University of Padova, Italy. Throughout her studies, Stefania has worked as a copyeditor, editor, and translator for several academic journals and publishing houses. After completing her doctorate, she has started to work full-time in publishing. Her fields of interest include political sociology, cultural anthropology, and critical theory.
|Gregory Shank >||>|
Gregory Shank is co-managing editor of Social Justice. He earned degrees in sociology, criminology, and the sociology of education at the University of California, Berkeley, and has been on the staff of the journal since 1974. He has edited numerous special issues of Social Justice and is the coauthor, with Paul Takagi, of Paul T. Takagi: Recollections and Writings (2012).
Book review editor
|Judah Schept >||>|
Judah Schept (email: Judah.Schept@eku.edu), Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the School of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University. He holds a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Indiana University and a BA in Sociology from Vassar College. Judah’s work examines the political economy, historical geography, and cultural politics of the prison industrial complex. He is the author of Progressive Punishment: Job Loss, Jail Growth, and the Neoliberal Politics of Carceral Expansion (New York University Press, 2015). In addition, Judah’s writing can be found in journals such as Radical Criminology, Theoretical Criminology, Punishment and Society, Social Justice, and Crime, Media, Culture, as well as in blogs and opinion pieces for academic and activist websites. Judah’s current research examines the historical, spatial and political relationships between extractive and prison economies in Central Appalachia.
|Adalberto Aguirre >||>|
Adalberto Aguirre is a Professor in the Sociology Department at the University of California, Riverside (e-mail: email@example.com). He is the author of various books and articles on such topics as stratification and inequality, formal organization, sociology of education, sociolinguistics and psycholinguistics. His areas of research include the use of intuitive reasoning by teachers in bilingual classrooms to identify the sociolinguistic features of students; the analysis of language use and mass media orientations in bilingual Mexican and Mexican American households; and interpretative analysis of career and educational mobility patterns of Mexican American faculty in the Southwest.
|Andreana Clay >||>|
Andreana Clay is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at San Francisco State University (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). She is an expert on youth culture. Her book, The Hip-Hop Generation Fights Back, was published in 2013.
|Alessandro De Giorgi >||>|
Alessandro De Giorgi is Associate Professor at the Department of Justice Studies, San Jose State University (e-mail: email@example.com). He received his PhD in Criminology from Keele University (United Kingdom) in 2005. Before joining the Department of Justice Studies, he was a Research Fellow in Criminology at the University of Bologna (Italy) and a Visiting Scholar at the Center for the Study of Law and Society, University of California, Berkeley. His teaching and research interests include critical theories of punishment and social control, urban ethnography, and radical political economy. He is the author of Rethinking the Political Economy of Punishment: Perspectives on Post-Fordism and Penal Politics (Ashgate, 2006). Currently, he is conducting ethnographic research on the socioeconomic dimensions of concentrated incarceration and prisoner reentry in West Oakland, California.
|Susanne Jonas >||>|
Susanne Jonas teaches in Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). She has conducted research funded by the North-South Center at the University of Miami, as well as the Chicano/Latino Research Center (CLRC) of the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her books include The Battle for Guatemala (Westview Press) and she is currently working on a book concerning the Guatemalan peace process.
|Edward J. McCaughan >||>|
Edward J. McCaughan (e-mail: email@example.com) is Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Department of Sociology and Sexuality Studies at San Francisco State University (firstname.lastname@example.org). His books include Art and Social Movements: Cultural Politics in Mexico and Aztlán; Reinventing Revolution: The Renovation of Left Discourse in Cuba and Mexico; Beyond the Border: Mexico and the U.S. Today (co-authored with Peter Baird); The Famous 41: Sexuality and Social Control in Mexico (co-edited with Robert Irwin and Michelle Nasser); and Latin America Faces the 21st Century: Reconstructing a Social Justice Agenda (co-edited with Susanne Jonas.
|Margo Okazawa-Rey >||>|
Margo Okazawa-Rey was formerly a Visiting Professor, Women’s Studies, Mills College, and is now a research consultant, Women’s Centre for Legal Aid and Counselling, Jerusalem (e-mail: email@example.com). She has worked in university, public school, and community settings addressing the issue of racism and other forms of oppression through activist scholarship, education, and political organizing. She is particularly interested in the problems affecting peoples of color, especially women of color. Margo’s current research/ activist project is examining the effects of and organizing against violence against women and children by the U.S. military in East Asia, which also includes documenting the experiences of mixed-race children, the offspring of GIs and Asian women. She has served on various editorial boards of academic journals (Social Justice, Journal of Negro Education, Harvard Educational Review) and boards of directors of community organizations and has worked with grass-roots organizing groups in Boston and the San Francisco Bay Area. She also was Fulbright Senior Scholar in South Korea and a recipient of a Social Science Research Council grant. Among her most recent publications are Women’s Lives: Multicultural Perspectives (Mt. View, CA: Mayfield Publishing, 1998), co-edited with Gwyn Kirk; Beyond Heroes and Holidays: A Practical Guide to Anti-Racist, Multicultural Education for K-12 and Staff Development (Washington, D.C.: Network of Educators on the Americas, 1998), co-edited with Enid Lee and Deborah Menkart; and The Encyclopedia of African American Education(Greenwich, CT: Greenwood Publishing, 1996), co-edited with Faustine Jones-Wilson, Charles Asbury, D. Kamili Anderson, Sylvia Jacobs, and Michael Fultz.
|Cecilia O'Leary >||>|
Cecilia O’Leary is Assistant Professor of History and Co-director of the Oral History and Community Memory Institute and Archive at California State University, Monterey Bay (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). At CSU Monterey Bay, Professor O’Leary developed the first New Media Classroom course on U.S. multicultural history and is currently creating a course on the histories of California that brings a historical perspective to contemporary issues of race relations, immigration, and the environment. She is also the organizer of a university lecture series on multicultural issues. Her background includes being a Smithsonian Fellow and a Landmarks Scholar at the National Museum of American History. Her area of expertise is U.S. cultural history, public history, and California history. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley. In 1999, Princeton University Press published her book, To Die For: The Paradox of American Patriotism. The book explores the period between the Civil War and World War I when men and women, reactionaries and reformers, whites and blacks, statesmen and petty entrepreneurs struggled to define the meaning of national identity and loyalty. In 1998, she was Project Co-Director of an AOF grant program, “Transforming Humanities Pedagogy through Technology,” and in 1999 again co-directed an AOF grant program, “New Media at the Crossroads.” In 1999, she received a Huntington Fellowship to begin research on her next book project, the “Construction of Western Americanism at the Borders of Empire.” Cecilia and Susan Roberta Katz edited the acclaimed issue of Social Justice entitled Pedagogies for Social Change (Vol. 29, No. 4, 2002). Cecilia is the coordinator of the SJ blog.
|Tony Platt >||>|
Tony Platt is a Visiting Professor in Justice Studies at San Jose State University and emeritus Professor of Social Work at California State University, Sacramento (e-mail: email@example.com), where he has taught since 1977. Previously, he taught at the University of California (Berkeley) and the University of Chicago. He was educated at Oxford University, where he received his B.A. degree (1960-63), and at the University of California, Berkeley, where he received his doctorate in criminology (1963-66). He has been a member of the Editorial Board of Social Justice since its inception in 1974. He has published several books and many articles in the areas of U.S. history, race relations, criminology, and sociology. His first book, The Child Savers: The Invention of Delinquency (University of Chicago Press, 1969) has been translated into Italian, Spanish, and Japanese. He edited and introduced a book on The Politics of Riot Commissions, 1917-1970 (MacMillan, 1971) and co-authored books on the U.S. police. His E. Franklin Frazier Reconsidered (Rutgers University Press, 1991) is a revisionist assessment of a leading African American intellectual. His last book (with Cecilia O’Leary, Paradigm Publishers, 2006) is Bloodlines: Recovering Hitler’s Nuremberg Laws, From Patton’s Trophy to Public Memorial. He has published articles and essays in a wide variety of publications, including Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, Social Justice, The Annals, Contemporary Crises, Social Work, The Encyclopedia of African American Culture and History, Monthly Review, Z Magazine, andExquisite Corpse. In addition, he has published journalistic articles and appeared on ABC’s “Nightline.” He is currently a regular reviewer for the Los Angeles Times Book Review. He has received three meritorious performance awards for teaching and research at California State University, Sacramento. He was also the first recipient of the President’s Award for Research and Creative Activity (1990). In spring 1995, he was a visiting Research Associate at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., doing research on issues relating to racism, diversity, and multiculturalism in higher education. In summer 1995, he was a visiting professor at the Institute of Comparative Law, Chuo University, Tokyo. In 1995-96, he was the recipient of the annual Scholarly Achievement Award at California State University, Sacramento. He was appointed a Mayers Fellow of The Huntington in 1999-2000.
|Judah Schept >||>|
Judah Schept, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the School of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University. He holds a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Indiana University and a BA in Sociology from Vassar College. Judah’s work examines the political economy, historical geography, and cultural politics of the prison industrial complex. He is the author of Progressive Punishment: Job Loss, Jail Growth, and the Neoliberal Politics of Carceral Expansion (New York University Press, 2015). In addition, Judah’s writing can be found in journals such as Radical Criminology, Theoretical Criminology, Punishment and Society, Social Justice, and Crime, Media, Culture, as well as in blogs and opinion pieces for academic and activist websites. Judah’s current research examines the historical, spatial and political relationships between extractive and prison economies in Central Appalachia.
|Clare Sears >||>|
Clare Sears is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at San Francisco State University. Her research and teaching interests include critical criminology, queer theory, transgender studies, historical methods, and disability studies. Sears received her Ph.D. in sociology from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2005, her M.A. in sociology from UC Santa Cruz in 2002, and her BA in sociology from the University of Leeds, England in 1992. She was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship in 1992-93 and a postdoctoral fellowship from the University of California Humanities Research Institute in 2005-06. Sears is author of the book, Arresting Dress: Cross-Dressing, Law and Fascination in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco (Duke University Press, 2015) and co-editor of a special issue of the journal Social Justice on sexuality and criminalization. She has published articles on the history of cross-dressing law in Women’s Studies Quarterly and GLQ and recently completed a chapter on nineteenth century queer history for publication in Routledge History of Queer America. She has several works in progress, including a book project that investigates the historical emergence of emotional disturbance as an administrative and diagnostic category that is primarily used in special education. Outside of academia, Sears has worked as an outreach worker and researcher in the field of public health and she has published numerous articles on homelessness, drug policy, and harm reduction in Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, Journal of Drug Issues, and Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.
|Editorial advisory board (US) >||>|
Max Azicri (Edinboro Univ., PA)
Gregg Barak (Eastern Michigan University)
Christopher Chase-Dunn (Johns Hopkins Univ.)
Noam Chomsky (MIT, Cambridge)
Mike Davis (U.C. Davis)
Julius Debro (Atlanta Univ.)
David Friedrichs (University of Scranton)
John Galliher (Univ. of Missouri – Columbia)
David Greenberg (New York University)
Raúl Hinojosa (UCLA)
John Horton (UCLA)
Martha Huggins (Union College, NY)
Drew Humphries (Rutgers University, NJ)
June Kress (Washington, D.C.)
J. Patrice McSherry (Long Island University)
Marty Miller (Criminologist)
Pedro Noguera (NYU)
Nzongola Ntalaja (Howard University)
James Petras (SUNY, Binghamton)
Al Pinkney (Hunter College, New York)
Helen Safa (Univ. of Florida, Gainesville)
Herman Schwendinger (Univ. of South Florida)
Nancy Stein (Pacifica, CA)
Paul Takagi (Univ. of California, Berkeley)
Rodolfo D. Torres (Univ. of California, Irvine)
Immanuel Wallerstein (SUNY, Binghamton)
Hilbourne A. Watson (Howard University)
|Editorial advisory board (International) >||>|
Gabriel Aguilera, Guatemala
Alejandro Alvarez (Economist, Mexico)
Gill Boehringer (MacQuarie Univ., Australia)
John Clarke (The Open Univ., England)
Luis Nieves Falcón (Univ. de Puerto Rico)
Tetsuya Fujimoto (Chuo Univ., Japan)
Pablo González Casanova (CIIH, Mexico D.F.)
Bernard Headley (University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica)
Margarita Viera Hernández (Univ. of Havana, Cuba)
Rafael Hernández (Cuba)François Houtart (Centre Tricontinental, Belgium)
Shoji Ishitsuka (Tokyo Univ. of Information Sciences, Japan)
Thomas Mathiesen (Univ. of Oslo, Norway)
Pat O’Malley (La Trobe Univ., Australia)
Carlos Vilas (UNAM, Mexico)
David Williams (Univ. of Auckland, New Zealand)