Profile

Chana Barron

Assistant Professor
Department of Justice, Law & Criminology

  • A lawyer and social scientist, Prof. Barron received her Master’s degree from the Department Of Justice, Law and Criminology at American University. She practiced criminal law as both defense counsel and prosecutor. Her Ph. D. studies focused on Criminology and the Sociology of Law. Prof. Barron’s research interests focus on gender, the death penalty and the role of law in society – i.e., what should the law be and what should it do to insure a just society.
  • Degrees

    Ph.D. Candidate, Sociology, University of Iowa
    M.S., Justice, Law & Society, American University
    J.D. Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University
    B.A., Political Science, Rutgers University
  • DOWNLOAD FULL BIO (PDF)
  • OFFICE

  • SPA - Justice, Law and Criminology
  • Ward - 252
  • CONTACT INFO

  • (202) 885-2315
  • Send email Profile UserID
  • FOR THE MEDIA

  • To request an interview for a
    news story, call AU Communications
    at 202-885-5950 or submit a request.

Teaching

  • Spring 2014

    • JLC-413 Topics in Law & Social Science: Power and Justice
    • Description