Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
203 Fitzgerald House
(248) 370-2747

Curriculum Vitae


Research Interests

Crime and drug policy; gender-based violence

Selected Publications

Ranjan, Sheetal and Amanda Burgess-Proctor. (2019). Translating research to policy: Improving justice for women and girls. Translational Criminology, 16, 2-3.

Burgess-Proctor, Amanda. (2018). Doing public criminology in a politicized climate. The Criminologist, 43(6), 1-6.

Comartin, Erin B., Amanda Burgess-Proctor, Sheryl P. Kubiak, Kimberly Bender, and Poco D. Kernsmith. Examining women's and men's sexual offending using a state-wide incarcerated sample: A two-study design. Forthcoming in Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Comartin, Erin B., Amanda Burgess-Proctor, Sheryl P. Kubiak, and Poco D. Kernsmith. Factors related to co-offending and coerced offending among female sex offenders: The role of childhood and adult trauma histories. Violence and Victims, 33(1), 53-74.

Burgess-Proctor, Amanda, Erin B. Comartin, and Sheryl P. Kubiak. (2017). “Comparing female- and male-perpetrated child sexual abuse: A mixed-methods analysis.” Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 26(6), 657-676.

Burgess-Proctor, Amanda, Beth M. Huebner, and Joseph M. Durso. (2016). Comparing the effects of maternal and paternal incarceration on adult daughters’ and sons’ criminal justice system involvement: A gendered pathways analysis. Criminal Justice & Behavior, 43(8), 1034-1055.

Burgess-Proctor, Amanda. (2012). Pathways of victimization and resistance: Toward a feminist theory of battered women's help-seeking. Justice Quarterly, 29(3), 309-346.

Burgess-Proctor, Amanda. (2012). Backfire: Lessons learned when the criminal justice system fails help-seeking battered women. Journal of Crime and Justice, 35(1), 68-92.

Burgess-Proctor, Amanda. (2006). Intersections of race, class, gender, and crime: Future directions for feminist criminology. Feminist Criminology, 1(1), 27-47.

Courses Taught

CRJ 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice
CRJ 200 Criminological Theory
CRJ 300 Alcohol, Drugs and Society
CRJ 323 Delinquency & Juvenile Justice
CRJ 330 Women, Crime & Justice
CRJ 360 Criminal Careers & Career Criminals
CRJ 395 Drugs, Culture, & Popular Music
CRJ 490 Criminal Justice Capstone
SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology

In The Media

Oct 17, 2018News Feature, News at OUProfessor Takes Part in Congressional Briefing on Improving Justice for Women and Girls
Sep 18, 2018News Feature, News at OUProfessor Takes Part in Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program
Nov 22, 2017Commentary Feature, Washington PostMy daughter got her first catcall, and I didn’t know what to tell her
Sep 27, 2016News Feature, Washington PostDrug, crime experts say posting shocking photos of unconscious drug addicts is wrong
Sep 19, 2013 News Feature, News at OU  Acclaimed documentary screening examines drug war
Oct 05, 2012
 Guest Editorial, Detroit News
  Families with truant children need more help, not less welfare
Oct 04, 2011
 Guest Editorial, Oakland Press
  Medical marijuana laws expose inconsistencies of U.S. drug policy

Oct 03, 2011

 News Feature, Oakland Press
  Has Michigan's medical mariuana law made pot more socially acceptable?