Dr. Quinn's teaching involves research interests in mass incarceration, racial disparity in criminal justice, Irish culture, crime film, art theft, film noir, and New Orleans culture.
Dr. Quinn is also a volunteer presenter at the Bettendorf Library and the German American Heritage Center. She is also a Comm U instructor and a member of the Irish Channel Neighborhood Association and the American Conference of Irish Studies.
PhD, Arizona State University
School of Justice Studies
MA, Arizona State University
BA, Columbia College
Film and Video
Applied Issues in Criminal Justice
Race, Class, Gender and Justice
Crime Policy Analysis
Writing for the Social Sciences
"Racial Disparity in Iowa Prisons: Possible Theoretical Explanations for Racial Differences between Inmates on the Level of Service Inventory-Revised." in Race and Justice 2012 (second author).
"Ignatius J. Reilly's New Orleans." photo essay and cultural analysis of John Kennedy Toole's irascible American non-hero and the New Orleans he inhabited.
"The Crime Film." a cultural/historical analysis of historically important fictional and based-on-fact accounts of crime, criminals, and crime fighters in film and television.