Jeanne Flavin is a Professor of Sociology at Fordham University.
Dr. Flavin earned her Ph.D. in Sociology: Justice from American University in 1995. Her scholarship examines the impact of the criminal justice system on women, and has appeared in Gender & Society, Justice Quarterly, and the Fordham University Urban Law Journal. She is the author of "Our Bodies, Our Crimes" (NYU, 2009) on the criminalization of women's reproduction and co-authored the book, "Class, Race, Gender & Crime: Social Realities of Justice in America, 2nd ed." (Rowman and Littlefield, 2010). In 2009, Jeanne accepted a Fulbright Award to undertake research at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. She proudly chairs the board of directors of National Advocates for Pregnant Women.