College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology

Kimberly Baker

Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology
Faculty - Assistant Professor of Criminology

Degrees

PhD - University of Texas at Austin (Sociology) MA - New School for Social Research (Sociology) MTS - Vanderbilt Divinity School (Historical and Critical Theories of Religion) BA - Texas Christian University (Sociology)

Research Interests

Law and society, drug policy, addiction and recovery, and social control

Selected Publications

Mary Rose, Shari Seidman Diamond and Kimberly M. Baker. "Goffman on the Jury: Real Jurors’ Attentions to the ‘Off-Stage’ of Trials." Law and Human Behavior, 34(4): 310-323. 

Sweet, Steven and Kimberly M. Baker. (2011). “Who Have The Advantages in My Intended Career? Engaging Students in the Identification of Gender and Racial Inequalities” Teaching Sociology, 39 (1): 1-15.

Baker, Kimberly M. (2012). “Decision Making in a Hybrid Organization: A Case Study of a Southwestern Drug Court Treatment Program.” Law and Social Inquiry, 38(1): 27-54.

Baker, Kimberly M. (Forthcoming). "Alcohol and Drugs." In Corey Dolgon and Christopher Baker [Eds.] Social Problems: A Service Learning Approach.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Baker, Kimberly M. (Forthcoming). “Prohibition.” In Heith Copes and Craig J. Forsyth [Eds.] Encyclopedia of Deviance, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Baker, Kimberly M. (Forthcoming). “Underage Drinking.” In Heith Copes and Craig J. Forsyth [Eds.] Encyclopedia of Deviance, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Courses Taught

SOC 2010- Research Methods

CRIM 3225 - Criminal Court System

CRIM 4224 - Police and Society

Office

Bartlett 1118

Email

kimberly.baker@uni.edu