Michael Menefee

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Crime, Law, and Social Control, Urban Development and Political Economy, Stratification and Inequality, Research Methods, Quantitative Historical Methods
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Michael is a PhD student in the Department of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a UC Berkeley Chancellor’s Fellow and National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. Michael is interested in crime, law and deviance, stratification and inequality, poverty, historical sociology and quantitative methodology. His current research projects broadly focus on racial disparities in the criminal justice system, the collateral consequences of criminal justice involvement, and the historical relationship between racial inequality and patterns of crime. For his dissertation, Michael is studying the relationship between urban political economies, neighborhood conditions, and violence.