2009 Featured Speakers





Jeff Ferrell, Ph.D.
Texas Christian University
"Crisis Culture: Shaking the Social Order"


Victor E. Kappeler, Ph.D.
Eastern Kentucky University
"Cultural Criminology, Popular Culture and Media Studies: “Where have all the Marxists Gone?”"



David L. Altheide, Ph.D.
Arizona State University
"Terrorism and Fear Post 9/11"


Frankie Bailey, Ph.D.
University at Albany
"Clothes, Crime, and Justice in American Culture"



Brett A. Mervis
University of South Florida
"Rest In Peace T-shirts: An exploratory study of the phenomenon in media and music"



Gregory Snyder, Ph.D.
Baruch College
"Graffiti Lives: Youth Culture, Hip Hop and Beyond"
Staci Strobl, Ph.D.
John Jay College
"Utopic imaginings: The comic superhero's quest to eradicate crime"
Nickie Phillips, Ph.D.
St. Francis University
"Utopic imaginings: The comic superhero's quest to eradicate crime"
 
Robert D. Weide
New York University
"Freight Train Graffiti: A Subculture within a Subculture"
Vikas Kumar Gumbhir, Ph.D.
Gonzaga University
"And All the Pieces Matter": The Reproduction of Urban Inequality in "The Wire"