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Rose Buckelew

Associate Professor, General Faculty
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Research Interests: race, racism, criminalization, community responses to criminalization and US Latinxs 

Rose Buckelew is Assistant Professor, General Faculty in the Department of Sociology. She earned her Ph.D. in Sociology from Duke University (2015), and obtained her B.A. in Sociology and Liberal Studies from California State University, Fullerton (2007). She is a first-generation college student and a former community college student.  

Dr. Buckelew teaches courses on topics related to racism, criminalization, punishment, and policing, as well as Latinxs in US society. She was the recipient of the 2022 All-University Faculty Teaching Award. She also received the 2023 Faculty Award from the I.M.P. Society and was honored for her teaching and advising at the 30th Annual Monticello Dinner hosted by the Seven Society.  

One stream of her research explores community responses to criminalization and policing, and the other explores equitable and inclusive teaching. She is currently conducting a study to learn how faculty can support students after incidents of community violence. 


Recent publication: 

(March 2022) Connolly, Luca and Rose Buckelew, “’At the very least’: Politics and Praxis of Bail Fund Organizers and the Potential for Queer Liberation,” in Queering Criminology in Theory and Praxis: Reimagining Justice in the Criminal Legal System, Eds. Lindsay Kahle and Carrie Buist, Bristol University Press


Office Hours

Wednesdays 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM via Zoom or available by email:
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