Jennifer Renee Lutz

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Graduate Teaching Assistant

Teaching and Research Interests

Theoretical explanations of crime
Corporate governance in the neoliberal era
Race, class, gender, and crime
Social control and the criminal justice system
Gender and mental health

Extension and Community Engagement

Lead Mentor, Lead Graduate Professional Skills Collaborative
Cohort Representative, Graduate Student Advisory Board
Graduate Student Mentor, Sociology Graduate Student Association
Graduate Student Representative, Faculty Hiring Committee
GSA Representative, University Graduate Student Association
Secretary, Sociology Graduate Student Association
Professional Development Chair, Sociology Graduate Student Association

Publications

De Coster, Stacy and Jennifer R. Lutz (equal authorship). 2018. “Reconsidering Labels and Primary Deviance: False Appraisals, Reflected Appraisals, and Delinquency Onset.”Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0022427818771437

De Coster, Stacy, Rena Zito, and Jennifer R. Lutz. 2018. “Racisms and Crime: Racialized Elaborations of General Theories of Offending”, in The Handbook on Race, Ethnicity, Crime, and Justice, edited by Ramiro Martinez, Jacob Stowell, and Meghan Hollis. Wiley-Blackwell Publishers. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/9781119113799.ch9

Lutz, Jennifer R. “Pink Collar Crime” Forthcoming in Encyclopedia of Women and Crime, edited by Frances P. Bernat and Kelly Frailing. Wiley-Blackwell Publishers.

Manuscripts under Review:

Hupp Williamson, Sarah and Jennifer R. Lutz. Under Review at Sociological Inquiry. “Sewing Responsibility: Media Discourse, Social Protest, and the Rana Plaza Collapse”

Manuscripts in Progress:

Lutz, Jennifer R., David E. Eagle, and Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell. “Reexamining Gender and Depression: Social Integration and Mental Health among an Occupational Group”

Lutz, Jennifer R. “A Social Movement against White-Collar Crime? Icelandic Activism, Framing, and the 2008 Global Financial Crisis.”

Presentations

Lutz, Jennifer and Stacy De Coster. 2018. “Reconsidering Labels and Primary Deviance: False Appraisals, Reflected Appraisals, and Delinquency Onset.” Submitted to the Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association. Philadelphia, PA.

Lutz, Jennifer R., David E. Eagle, and Rae Jean Proeschold-Bell. 2018. “Reexamining Gender and Depression: Social Integration and Mental Health among an Occupational Group.” Submitted to Sunbelt Conference of the International Network for Social Network Analysis. Utrecht, Netherlands.

Lutz, Jennifer R. 2017. “Condemning the Criminal Corporation: Assessing the Effect of Legal Variables and Organizational Factors on Organizational Sentencing Outcomes in Federal Cases from 2002-2015,” to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology. Philadelphia, PA.

Hupp Williamson, Sarah and Jennifer R. Lutz. 2017. “Sewing Responsibility: Media Discourse, Social Protest, and the Rana Plaza Collapse,” to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology. Philadelphia, PA.

Permut, Tessa and Lutz, Jennifer R. 2017. “The Latino Paradox and Violent Crime: Assessing the Spatial Relationship between Latino Ethnic Enclaves and Homicide in Chicago,” poster presented at the Sociology Graduate Student Symposium. Raleigh, NC.

Lutz, Jennifer R. 2017. “Corporate Malfeasance in the Neoliberal Era: The Effects of Legal and Extralegal Variables on Corporate Sentencing Outcomes,” presented at the Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Sociological Association, High Point, NC.  

Lutz, Jennifer R. 2016. “A Social Movement against White-Collar Crime? Icelandic Activism, Framing, and the 2008 Global Financial Crisis,” presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology. New Orleans, LA.

Godwin, Kelly Glenn, Nicholas J. Membrez-Weiler, and Jennifer R. Lutz. 2016. “A Backlash against the West? Assessing the Relationship between the Collective Strain of Globalization and International Terrorism” presented at Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology. New Orleans, LA.

Lutz, Jennifer R. and Stacy De Coster. 2015. “Reconsidering Labeling and Primary Deviance: Reflected Appraisals, True Deviants, and the Falsely Accused,” presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology. Washington, DC.

Zahn, Margaret, Jennifer R. Lutz, and Christopher Lee. 2015. “Impact of Structure and Stability of Economic and Criminal Justice Factors on Terrorism in Selected African and Middle Eastern Countries,” presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Washington, DC.

Lutz, Jennifer R. 2015. “The Construction of Collective Identities in Lobbying Organizations,” presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Sociological Society. New Orleans, LA.

Lutz, Jennifer R. 2014. “A Spoiled Identity? An Examination of the Reflected Appraisal Process among True Deviants and the Falsely Accused,” poster presented at the Sociology Graduate Student Symposium. Raleigh, NC.

Lutz, Jennifer R. 2013. “Disparities in the Courtroom: Reexamining the Relationship between White-Collar Crime and Sentencing Outcomes,” presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, GA.

Responsibilities

Instructor of Record
Sociology 425: Juvenile Delinquency (seminar)
Sociology 306: Criminology (seminar)
Sociology 300: Social Research Methods Lab (seminar)
Sociology 206 Social Deviance (seminar and distance education)
Sociology 202 Principles of Sociology (distance education)

Education

  • MS in Sociology from North Carolina State University, 2014
  • BA in Criminology from State University of New York at Cortland, 2011