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Amanda Burgess-Proctor


Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
525 Varner Hall
(248) 370-2747
burgessp@oakland.edu

Curriculum Vitae

   






Research Interests

Feminist criminology, intimate partner abuse, criminological theory, crime and drug policy, juvenile justice


Selected Publications

Burgess-Proctor, Amanda and Susan F. Sharp. (2014). Editorial introduction to the 30th anniversary special issue. Feminist Criminology (in press).

Burgess-Proctor, Amanda, Graham Cassano, Dennis J. Condron, Heidi Lyons, and George Sanders. (2014). A collective effort to improve sociology students' writing skills. Teaching Sociology, 42(2), 130-139.

Burgess-Proctor, Amanda and Christopher G. Urban. (2014). "State variations on definition of sexual assault." In Tara Richards and Catherine Marcum (Eds.), Sexual Victimization: Then and Now (pp. 1-13). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Burgess-Proctor, Amanda. (2013). "Feminist criminological theory." In G. Bruinsma and D. Weisburd (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Criminology & Criminal Justice (pp. 1603-1612). New York, NY: Springer.

Burgess-Proctor, Amanda. (2012). Pathways of victimization and resistance: Toward a feminist theory of battered women's help-seeking. Justice Quarterly, 29(3), 309-346.

Burgess-Proctor, Amanda. (2012). Backfire: Lessons learned when the criminal justice system fails help-seeking battered women. Journal of Crime and Justice, 35(1), 68-92.

Sokoloff, Natalie J. and Amanda Burgess-Proctor. (2011). “Remembering criminology’s ‘forgotten theme’: Seeking justice in U.S. crime policy using an intersectional approach.” In M. Bosworth and C. Hoyle (Eds.), What is Criminology? (pp. 235-248). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Burgess-Proctor, Amanda. (2010). “Looking back, looking ahead: Assessing contemporary feminist criminological theory.” In J. H. Copes and V. Topalli (Eds.),  Criminological Theory: Readings and Retrospectives (pp. 431-443). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

Burgess-Proctor, Amanda, Justin W. Patchin, and Sameer Hinduja. (2009). "Cyberbullying and online harassment: Reconceptualizing the victimization of adolescent girls." In V. Garcia and J. Clifford (Eds.), Female Victims of Crime: Reality Reconsidered (pp. 162-176). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

DeJong, Christina, Amanda Burgess-Proctor, and Lori Elis. (2008). Police officer perceptions of intimate partner violence: An analysis of observational data. Violence & Victims, 23(6), 683-696.

DeJong, Christina and Amanda Burgess-Proctor. (2006). A summary of personal protection order statutes in the United States. Violence Against Women, 12(1), 68-88.

Burgess-Proctor, Amanda. (2006). Intersections of race, class, gender, and crime: Future directions for feminist criminology. Feminist Criminology, 1(1), 27-47.

* Reprinted in S. Tibbetts & C. Hemmens (Eds.). (2009). Criminological Theory: A Text/Reader (pp. 584-598). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.  


Courses Taught


 
CRJ 100  Introduction to Criminal Justice
  CRJ 200  Criminological Theory
  CRJ 300  Alcohol, Drugs and Society
  CRJ 323  Delinquency
& Juvenile Justice
  CRJ 330  Women, Crime & Justice
 
CRJ 360  Criminal Careers & Career Criminals
  CRJ 490  Criminal Justice Capstone
  SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology


In The Media


Oct 05, 2012
Guest Editorial, Detroit News


Families with truant children need more help, not less welfare
Oct 04, 2011
Guest Editorial, Oakland Press
Medical marijuana laws expose inconsistencies of U.S. drug policy


Oct 03, 2011
News Feature, Oakland Press
Has Michigan's medical mariuana law made pot more socially acceptable?