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Criminal Justice

Denise Kall


Assistant Professor


Main Campus
McMullen Hall, MH014
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803


Education and Training

PhD, MA, Duke University

BA, University of Delaware

Courses Taught

Introduction to Sociology
Sex and Gender
Environmental Sociology
Environmental Justice
Medical Sociology
Marriage and Family
Death and Dying
Race, Class, Gender and Criminal Justice

Areas of Professional Interest

Medical Sociology, Environmental Sociology, Sociology of Education, Sex and Gender, Race and Ethnicity.

Recent Publications

Swedlow, Brendon, Denise Kall, Zheng Zhou, James K. Hammit, and Jonathan B. Wiener.
2010. "A Quantitative Comparison of Relative Precaution in the United States and Europe, 1970-2004." In The Reality of Precaution: Comparing Risk Regulation in the United States and Europe, edited by Jonathan B. Wiener, Michael Rogers, James K. Hammit, and Peter Sand. RFF Press.

Swedlow, Brendon, Denise Kall, Zheng Zhou, James K. Hammit, and Jonathan B. Wiener. 2009. "Theorizing and Generalizing about Risk Assessment and Regulation through Comparative Nested Analysis of Representative Cases." Law and Policy 31(2): 236-239.

Kall, Denise. 2008. "Blood, Sweat, and Tears: Embedding Biological Samples in Social Science Research on Children." Biodemography and Social Biology 54(1): 113-123.

Brady, David, and Denise Kall. 2008. "Nearly Universal, But Somewhat Distinct: The Feminization of Poverty in Affluent Western Democracies, 1969-2000." Social Science Research 37 (3): 976-1007.

Professional Associations

American Sociological Association
Midwest Sociological Society

Dr. Kall's CV (pdf)

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