Faculty & Staff
Areas of Expertise
Communities and Crime, Prisoner Reentry, Gender and Crime, Urban and Community Sociology, Qualitative Research Methods
PhD, University of Chicago
Professional Publications & Contributions
Martinez, Damian J. and Andrea Leverentz. (2014). "In It for the Long Haul: Exploring Gender Dynamics in Former Prisoner-Family Relationships.” Journal of Qualitative Criminal Justice and Criminology, 2(1): 68-94.
Leverentz, Andrea (2014). The Ex-Prisoner's Dilemma: How Women Negotiate Competing Narratives of Reentry and Desistance. Rutgers University Press.
Leverentz, Andrea (2012). “Narratives of crime and criminals: How places socially construct the crime problem.” Sociological Forum, 27(2): 348-371
Leverentz, Andrea (2011). “Being a good daughter and sister: Families of origin in the reentry of African American female ex-prisoners.” Feminist Criminology, 6(4): 239‐267.
Leverentz, Andrea (2011). “The neighborhood context of attitudes towards crime and reentry.” Punishment and Society, 13 (1): 64-92.
Leverentz, Andrea (2010). “People, places, and things: How female ex-prisoners negotiate neighborhood.” Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 39 (6): 646-681.
Leverentz, Andrea (2010). “Barriers to Reentry” in Lior Gideon and Hun-En Sung (eds.) Rethinking Corrections: Rehabilitation, Reintegration, and Reentry. Sage Publications.
Leverentz, Andrea (2006). “The love of a good man? Romantic relationships as a source of support or hindrance for female ex-offenders.” Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 43 (4): 459-488.
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