James W. Messerschmidt
Office Hours Summer 2013By Appointment
James W. Messerschmidt received his Ph.D. from the Criminology Institute in the Department of Sociology at the University of Stockholm, Sweden. He teaches White-Collar Crime, Gender and Crime, and Political Crime. His research interests focus on the interrelation of gender, race, class, sexuality and crime.
Crime as Structured Action: Doing Masculinity, Race, Class, Sexuality, and Crime. Second Edition. (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, August 2013).
Gender, Heterosexuality, and Youth Violence: The Struggle for Recognition (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2012).
Hegemonic Masculinities and Camouflaged Politics: Unmasking the Bush Dynasty and Its War Against Iraq. (Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers, 2010)
Criminology (with Piers Beirne), 5th Edition (NY: Oxford University Press, 2010)
Articles and Chapters:
"Hegemonic Masculinities and the "Selling" of War: Lessons from George W. Bush." Rethinking Transnational Men: Beyond, Between, and Within Nations, edited by Jeff Hearn, Marina Blagojevic and Katherine Harrison. (NY: Routledge, 2013).
"Engendering Gendered Knowledge: Assessing the Academic Appropriation of Hegemonic Masculinity," Men and Masculinities, 15(1) 2012: 56-76.
"The Struggle for Heterofeminine Recognition: Bullying, Embodiment, and Reactive Sexual Offending by Adolescent Girls." Feminist Criminology, 6(3) 2011: 203-233.
"Masculinities" (with Stephen Tomsen). In W. DeKeseredy and M. Dragiewicz, eds. Handbook of Critical Criminology. (NY: Routledge. 2011)
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- Summer and Fall 2013 Newsletter
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- Internship Mid Term Evaluation Form
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- Past Internship Placements
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