Shelley Bannister
Ph.D., J.D.
Justice Studies
Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-5953
Courses Taught
JUST 101 Introduction to Social Justice
JUST 202 WIP: Justice and Inequality
JUST 311 Women, Crime and the Criminal Justice System
JUST 321 Violence Against Women
JUST 324 Women as Political Prisoners
JUST 345 Practicum in Justice Studies
JUST 350 Field Work Seminar
JUST 380 Writing for Social Change
Research Interests
I study men's violence against women and children; incarceration and the use of the criminal justice system to destroy lives; and poverty and education. I am interested in the use of humor in formal and informal settings to promote learning about these topics.

•  Ph.D., Sociology with a concentration in Women's Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1996
•  M.A., Criminal Justice, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 1987
•  J.D., Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1978
•  B.A., Sociology, Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois, 1974

5500 N. St. Louis Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625-4699
United States

(773) 442-5953
Office Hours
Fall 2016: Not teaching.
El Centro
Main Campus