Faculty & Staff
Areas of Expertise
Public Policy Development
Dr. Renford Reese's current teaching and research focus is on NGOs and Social Service Outreach, Prison Reform, Juvenile Justice, Restorative Justice, and the Politics of Crime.
PhD, University of Southern California, 1996
MA, Vanderbilt University, 1990
BA, Vanderbilt University, 1989
Examination of critical areas of U.S. and international cultures that provide insights and understanding of the comparative differences of these two civilizations; historical and contemporary differences.
Integration of politics, public policy, and pop culture; examination of the impact of film, television, music, and video games on socio-political environment; analysis of the politics of race, sex, violence and free speech.
Reese, R. (2007). American Bravado. Portland, OR: Inkwater Press. (Link)
Reese, R. (2006). Prison Race. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press. (Link)
Reese, R. (2004). Leadership in the LAPD: Walking the tightrope. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press. (Link)
Reese, R. (2003). American paradox: Young black men. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press. (Link)
For more publications, visit Dr. Reese's website