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Suzy McElrath

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Sociology
1168 Soc Sci Bldg
267 - 19th Ave S

Affiliations

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Candidate: Sociology, University of Minnesota.
  • B.A. Summa Cum Laude: Sociology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2009.

Curriculum Vitae

Specialties

  • crime
  • law
  • knowledge
  • gender
  • human rights
  • genocide
  • transitional justice
  • peacebuilding
Courses Taught
  • Crime and Human Rights (TA), Spring 2012
  • Criminal Domestic Violence (TA), Spring 2011
  • Criminal Law in American Society (TA), Fall 2010
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice (TA), Spring 2009
  • Introduction to Sociology (TA), Fall 2008
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • The Society Pages: Graduate Student Editorial Board , 2011 - Present
  • Contexts Magazine: Graduate Student Editorial Board , 2010 - 2011

Research

  • Gender Equality and the Great Rape Decline: with Chris Uggen,
  • Gender Violence in Darfur: with Gabrielle Ferrales,
  • Collective Representations and Memories of Atrocities after Judicial Intervention: Darfur in International Comparison: Research Assistant (PI Joachim Savelsberg),
  • Constructing Historical Narratives of the Rwandan Genocide:
Publications
  • Nyseth, Hollie, Sarah Shannon, Kia Heise, and Suzy Maves McElrath. Spring 2011. “Embedded Sociologists.“ Contexts.
  • Discoveries, 2010-2011. Contexts.
Awards
  • Graduate Research Partnership Program (GRPP) Award. University of Minnesota, Summer 2011
  • Engaged Sociology Award, University of Minnesota, 2011
  • Beverly and Richard Fink Fellowship, University of Minnesota, 2010
  • Martindale Research Grant, University of Minnesota, 2010
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