Assistant Professor of Sociology at Ohio State University-Newark
Areas of Expertise
- organizational contexts of juvenile courts
- theoretical and substantive questions in sociology and crimi
- racial/ethnic, gender, and class disparities
- "Inside Out" Program
- Ph.D. Arizona State University, 2007
Angela Bryant (Ph.D. Arizona State University, 2007) is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Ohio State University-Newark. Her research focuses on theoretical and substantive questions in sociology and criminology concerning: the organizational contexts of juvenile courts; racial/ethnic, gender, and class disparities in outcomes for youth in juvenile courts; conceptualizations of children as a social category; the implementation and consequences of juvenile justice policies; and outcomes for youth involved in courts and social programs. She has worked on a mixed-method study of how court actors make the competency to stand trial (CST) decision and the consequences of this decision in juvenile court. Lasty, Dr. Bryant is a certified instructor in the national "Inside Out" Program, wherein college students take classes with incarcerated individuals.
Angela Bryant was a 2007 SRI participant. Her project was "Constructing Competence to Stand Trial in Juvenile Court: The Effects of Ethnicity, Gender, and Class for Future Case Processing Decisions."