Jennifer Cobbina

Jennifer Cobbina
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Corrections, recidivism, connection between race and crime and policing

Associate professor


Her research focuses on corrections, prisoner re-entry, recidivism among female prisoners, the relationship between race, crime and policing, and how gender and social context affect victimization risks among minority youth

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In a recent study, Cobbina interviewed demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri, and found that African-Americans believe police view them as worthless thugs and white people as innocent and superior. The study appears in the Journal of Crime and Justice.