Sheri-Lynn S. Kurisu

 Sheri-Lynn Kurisu

Contact Information

702 S. Wright St.
Urbana, IL 61801

Office Hours

  • By Appointment Only
Instructor, Global Studies
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Research Interests

  • Critical Race Theory
  • Carceral Institutions
  • Critical Criminology
  • Law and Society
  • Social Movements and Rights Mobilization
  • Mixed Methods Research and Participatory Action Research

Education

  • Ph.D. Sociology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018
  • B.A. Sociology with Honors, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2006
  • B.A. Psychology, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2006

Distinctions / Awards

  • List of Instructors Ranked as Excellent
  • • Introduction to Sociology, Outstanding Ranking
  • • Social Research Methods, Outstanding Ranking
  • • Introduction to Global Studies
  • • Introduction to Social Statistics

Grants

  • Sociology Department Travel Grant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013

Courses

  • Instructor
  • • Global Studies 296: Human Rights in Prison: A Global Perspective
  • • Global Studies 100: Introduction to Global Studies
  • • Sociology 275: Criminology
  • Teaching Assistant
  • • Religious Studies 110: World Religions
  • • Sociology 380: Social Research Methods
  • • Sociology 378: Law and Society
  • • Sociology 310: Sociology of Deviance
  • • Sociology 280: Introduction to Social Statistics
  • • Sociology 275: Criminology (online and traditional classroom)
  • • Sociology 273: Social Perspectives on the Family (online)
  • • Sociology 226: Political Sociology
  • • Sociology 100: Introduction to Sociology