Amanda M. Petersen

Degree Program: 
Ph.D. in Criminology, Law and Society
Cohort: 
2014-2015
Advisor: 
Sora Han
Dissertation Title: 
Anti-Black Racism, Legal Change, and the Carceral State: An Abolitionist Analysis of the Post-1992-Uprising Reform of the L.A.P.D
Interests: 
Anti-Blackness in the U.S. legal system; knowledge production in socio-legal and criminological scholarship; abolitionist theory; resistance to the U.S. legal system
Other information: 

Certified AB540 and Undocumented Student Ally

Race and Justice Emphasis

Graduate Feminist Emphasis