Jody Miller (criminologist)Dr. Jody Miller is a feminist criminology Professor at the School of Criminal Justice at the Rutgers University (Newark). Her education includes: B.S. in Journalism from Ohio University, 1989 (Summa Cum Laude); M.A. in Sociology from Ohio University, 1990; M.A. in Women's Studies at Ohio State University, 1991; and her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Southern California in 1996. She specializes in feminist theory and qualitative research methods. Her research focuses on gender, crime and victimization, in the context of urban communities, the commercial sex industry, sex tourism, and youth gangs. Dr. Miller has also been elected as the Vice President of the American Society of Criminology for 2015, the Executive Counselor of the American Society of Criminology for 2009–2011, as well as received the University of Missouri-St. Louis Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Service in 2007. Jody Miller is also well known for her ethnographic work during graduate school at a bar called Mac's in the Columbus, Ohio Short North area. While at Mac's she served many pints of ale to future criminologists then studying at The Ohio State University including international idol Ramiro Martinez, Jr.
In 2011, Dr. Miller worked as a Visiting Fellow, Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement, Amsterdam, Netherlands. In 2014, she was named a Fellow of the American Society of Criminology. She received the Distinguished Scholar Award, Division on Women and Crime, American Society of Criminology in 2010. She won the 2010 Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book Award, Race, Gender, and Class Section, American Sociological Association. Jody Miller was also the prestigious award winner of the 2009 Coramae Richey Mann Award, Division on People of Color and Crime, American Society of Criminology. Dr. Miller was also a finalist for the 2008 C. Wright Mills Award, Society for the Study of Social Problems, for ''Getting Played: African American Girls, Urban Inequality, and Gendered Violence'' (NYU Press, 2008). Provided by Wikipedia