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November 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CST

Speaker Series: Zhandarka Kurti

Criminal Justice and Criminology, University of Loyola Chicago
More information coming soon!
Hybrid: Virtual/In-Person (ABF Offices, 750 N Lake Shore Drive, 4th Floor Chicago, IL)

Zhandarka Kurti (she/her) is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Loyola University Chicago. Dr. Kurti received her Ph.D. degree in Sociology from the State University of New York at Binghamton. Her research explores race, class, gender and criminalization, probation and mass supervision and contemporary politics of criminal justice reforms. 

Her research and teaching are informed by an interdisciplinary approach that brings together critical scholarship on policing, prisons and social control to place criminal justice system transformations within the wider socio-historical, economic and political forces that shape American life. 

Before coming to Loyola, Dr. Kurti was an Assistant Professor of Sociology, Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (2019-2021). She was also a postdoctoral fellow at New York University’s Prison Education Program where she taught sociology courses to incarcerated students at Wallkill Correctional Facility. 

To register, contact Sophie Kofman at skofman@abfn.org