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Dr. Rose Ricciardelli

Dr. Rosemary Ricciardelli - Department of Sociology, Memorial University of NewfoundlandAssistant Professor (Ph.D. McMaster University)

Sociological Specialties/Areas of Interest

  • Criminology
  • Corrections
  • Gender
  • Wrongful convictions


Dr. Ricciardelli has published in a range of academic journals including: Sex Roles, Criminal Justice Review, Canadian Journal of Sociology, Journal of Crime and Justice, Journal of Gender Studies, The Prison Journal, and the Journal of Criminal Justice Education.

Her first scholarly monograph will be released in the spring of 2014 which investigates lived experiences in prison.

She is involved in a social enterprise project that supports desistance from crime by offering hands on employment experience to offenders released on parole as they roast Klink Coffee.

Her primary research interests include evolving conceptualizations of masculinity, and experiences and issues within different facets of the criminal justice system.

Her current research looks at prisoner culture, desistance, their coping strategies and risk perception as well as those of corrections officers.

She also continues to investigate wrongful convictions and the perceptions of individuals who have had such experiences.