Dr. Alison Cox

Alison Cox

Title: Assistant Professor

Phone: 252-328-1447

Email: coxali23@ecu.edu

Office: Rivers 240

Mailing Address:
Department of Criminal Justice
Mail Stop 155
East Carolina University
1000 E. Fifth St.
Greenville, NC 27858-4353

BS, Texas State University at San Marcos
MS, PhD, Michigan State University, School of Criminal Justice

Research Interests:
Corrections: Prison visitation, Prisoner-family relationship, Impacts of incarceration, Critical Criminology: Convict, Feminist, Rural, and Queer, Women’s and Gender Studies, Victimization, Qualitative Research Methods

Her scholarship has been published in Criminal Justice Studies, Critical Criminology, and an upcoming special issue of the Journal of Prisoners on Prison celebrating 25 years of convict criminology. She is also a contributing author to Convict Criminology for the Future, edited by Dr. Jeffrey Ian Ross (University of Baltimore) and Dr. Francesca Vianello (University of Padua). 

Teaching Interests:

Criminal Justice Administration and Management, Race, Gender, and Special Populations in the Criminal Justice System

Dr. Cox also engages in the following teaching and pedagogical styles:

  • Active Learning
  • Backward Design
  • Developmental Learning
  • Feminist Pedagogy
  • Inclusive Learning Community
  • Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program Trained Instructor

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)