Hillary Potter, Ph.D.
Hillary Potter is Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She holds a B.A. and a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Colorado at Boulder and an M.A. in criminal justice from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Dr. Potter’s research focuses on the critical analysis of the intersections of race, gender, and class as they relate to crime and violence. She is currently researching men’s use of violence; intimate partner abuse against women of Color; and antiviolence activism in Black and Latinx communities, with field research in Ferguson, Baltimore, and Denver. Dr. Potter is the author of Intersectionality and Criminology: Disrupting and Revolutionizing Studies of Crime (Routledge Press, 2015) and Battle Cries: Black Women and Intimate Partner Abuse (New York University Press, 2008), and the editor of Racing the Storm: Racial Implications and Lessons Learned from Hurricane Katrina (Lexington Books, 2007).
Dr. Potter's recent publications include:
- Potter, H. (2015). Intersectionality and Criminology: Disrupting and Revolutionizing Studies of Crime. DOI: 10.4324/9780203094495.
- Potter, H. (2013). Intersectional Criminology: Interrogating Identity and Power in Criminological Research and Theory. Critical Criminology, 21. DOI: 10.1007/s10612-013-9203-6.
- Potter, H. (2013). An argument for black feminist criminology: Understanding African American women's experiences with intimate partner abuse using an integrated approach. DOI: 10.4135/9781483387574.n4.