Draft:Amy L. Anderson (Criminologist)

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Amy L. Anderson is a Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. Her research focuses on ″ the social sources of deviance. She specializes in time use and deviance, the relationship between families, schools, neighborhoods

and delinquency, public perceptions of sex offenders, and quantitative methods.[1] Professor Anderson's work has been published in

prestigious journals, including Criminology, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, Journal of Criminal Justice.[2] She

received her BA in Sociology from the Ohio State University and her MA and PhD in Crime, Law, and Justice from Penn State

University. Some of Professor Anderson's accomplishments include winning the Gene Carte Student Paper Competition (2001),

receiving the “Best Publication with a Graduate Student Award” within the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice (2009), and

receiving the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice Teaching Award (2014). A list of her publications is available on her

Google Scholar page.[3]


  1. ^ "UN Omaha faculty page".
  2. ^ "Vitae" (PDF).
  3. ^ "Professor Anderson's Google Scholar page".