Rachel Ellis

Rachel Ellis received her Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania in 2017. Using qualitative methods, her research focuses on inequality in the prison experience, particularly with respect to gender, race, class, and religion. Her current project is based on 12 months of ethnographic fieldwork inside a U.S. state women’s prison.

Areas of Specialization
Prisons
Gender and Punishment
Qualitative Methods

Contact
338B Lucas Hall
Phone: (314) 516 6825
Fax: (314) 516 5048
Email: rellis@umsl.edu

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