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Trimbur, Lucia

Associate Professor



2006 PhD

1999 MA

1997 BA

Yale University
African American Studies and Sociology
University of London
Culture, Communication and Societies
Brown University
American Studies

Lucia Trimbur is an Associate Professor of Sociology at John Jay College, the City University of New York (CUNY) and Doctoral Faculty in Criminal Justice at CUNY’s Graduate Center. Prior to joining the Sociology Department, she was an Andrew W. Mellon postdoctoral fellow on Race, Crime, and Justice at the Vera Institute of Justice. She completed her doctoral degree in African American studies and sociology at Yale University. Her research and teaching interests include race and racisms, gender, and class stratification; the sociology of crime and punishment; sport studies; mining and occupational disease in South Africa; and ethnographic field methods. Her first book, Come Out Swinging: The Changing World of Boxing in Gleason's Gym, was published on Princeton University Press in August 2013. Her work has also been published in journals such as Ethnography, Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, Qualitative Sociology, and Urban Omnibus

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