Kristin Bates is Professor of Sociology and Criminology and Justice Studies at California State University San Marcos. Her current research examines the impact of suppression policies such as Civil Gang Injunctions on communities, families, and individuals. She has co-authored several books, including an examination of social justice in the United States using Hurricane Katrina as the case study, deviance and social control, and juvenile delinquency. She earned her PhD in Sociology from the University of Washington in 1998 and has been a faculty member at Cal State San Marcos ever since.
Randy Gainey is Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Old Dominion University. He has coauthored several books focused on family violence, deviance and social control, and policing drug use. His recent research has focused on sentencing, neighborhood organizations as controllers or enablers of deviance, and the use of electronic monitoring with GPS for supervising high risk sex offenders and high risk gang offenders on parole. Henbsp;earned his PhD in Sociology from the University of Washington in 1995 and has been a faculty member at Old Dominion University ever since.
Michelle Inderbitzin received her Ph.D. from the University of Washington and is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Oregon State University. Her research focuses on juvenile corrections, prison culture, and inmatesrsquo; transitions into and out of institutions, including efforts at reintegration into the community. Her work has been published in Punishment & Society; Journal of Adolescent Research; Journal of Offender Rehabilitation; The Prison Journal; International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology; and Journal of Transformative Education.