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Natalie Sokoloff, Ph.D.

Professor Emerita of Sociology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Dr. Natalie J. Sokoloff, Professor Emerita, has been a member of the faculty of John Jay College of Criminal Justice for more than 4 decades. She is also a member of the doctoral faculties in Sociology, Criminology, and Women’s Studies at the Graduate School, City University of New York. She teaches courses on women, crime,and justice; imprisonment and empowerment; and domestic violence. In 2005, she was doubly honored with the Outstanding Teaching Award at John Jay College and the Distinguished Scholar Award from the American Society of Criminology’s Division on Women and Crime. In November, 2011, she was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Criminology’s Division on Women and Crime. 

Some of her recent individual and co-authored publications include: "College programs in prison and upon reentry for men and women: a literature review," Contemporary Justice Review (2016), "Women Aging in Prison: A Neglected Population in the Correctional System," Contemporary Sociology (2015), "'This Should Not Be Happening in This Country': Private-Life Violence and Immigration Intersections in a U.S. Gateway City," Sociological Forum, (2013), “Remembering Criminology’s Forgotten Theme:” Seeking Justice in U.S. Drug Policy Using an Intersectional Approach,” in What Is Criminology? edited by M. Bosworth and C. Hoyle (Oxford University, 2011). Her expansive Multicultural Perspectives on Domestic Violence: A Bibliography is available at ). Professor Sokoloff is on the Board of Directors of Alternative Directions, Inc., a prisoner re-entry program for women in Maryland, and the College Education Program at the Maryland Correctional Institution for Women.