Amy M. Magnus

Degree Program: 
Ph.D. in Criminology, Law and Society
Cohort: 
2014-2015
Advisor: 
Elliott Currie
Dissertation Title: 
Rural Access to [Social] Justice: An Ethnographic Study of Rural Inequality, Social Services, and Community Mobilization
Interests: 
Critical and feminist criminological and socio-legal studies and research methodologies; visual ethnography; social inequality and social justice; legal and political mobilization; access to justice; gendered violence
Other information: 

Select Peer-Reviewed Publications:

Magnus, A. (2019). Specializing Justice for Youth and Families: Intervening in Family Violence or Expanding the Carceral Net? In Jane Stoever (Ed.), The Politicization of Safety. New York, NY: NYU Press.

Magnus, A., West, J., Scott, D. Maxson, C., and Miller, J. (2018). Quantifying Qualitative Scholarship: A Fool’s Errand or a Methodological Necessity? Journal of Criminal Justice Education.

Troshynski, E., Mizrachi, D., Magnus, A. (2015). Civil Protection Orders. In Oxford Bibliographies in Criminology. Ed. Beth M. Huebner. New York: Oxford University Press.

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Other Select Publications:

Magnus, A. (2019). Criminalization of Women and Girls. In Frances Bernat and Kelly Frailing, (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Women and Crime. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Ltd.

Magnus, A. (2017). U.S. Supreme Court and Public Administration. In Cara Rabe-Hemp, (Ed.), The Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Ltd.

Magnus, A. (2017). Swimming Away from the ‘Sink or Swim’ Mentality: Rethinking the Traditional Graduate School Experience. In Beth M. Huebner, (Ed.), The Criminologist Doctoral Student Forum.

Magnus, A. & Troshynski, E. (2016). Supreme Court (U.S.) Cases on Corrections. In Bruce Arrigo, (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Corrections. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Ltd.

Magnus, A. & Troshynski, E. (2014). Prison Violence. In Bruce Arrigo, (Ed.), The Sage Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice Ethics. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Ltd.

Magnus, A. & Troshynski, E. (2014). Institutionalization. In Bruce Arrigo, (Ed.), The Sage Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice Ethics. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Ltd.