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Rachel Ellis, Assistant Professor

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

Areas of Specialization
Prisons
Reentry
Gender and Punishment
Qualitative Methods

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

Dr. Ellis's CV

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