Jamie G Longazel

Assistant Professor
Full-Time Faculty
College of Arts and Sciences: Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work

Profile

Jamie Longazel is an Assistant Professor of Sociology. He received his PhD from the University of Delaware in 2011. Prior to arriving at the University of Dayton, he was a Doctoral Fellow at the American Bar Foundation in Chicago, IL. His research comes out of the law & society tradition and focuses specifically on immigration law and politics, crime and inequality, and race relations. His recent publications have focused on sub-national immigration politics – in particular, Hazleton, Pennsylvania’s passage of the Illegal Immigration Relief Act (IIRA).

Degrees

  • Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Delaware
  • M.A. Sociology, University of Delaware
  • B.A. Criminal Justice, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Research Interests

  • Law and Inequality
  • Immigration Law and Politics
  • Crime and Inequality
  • Critical Race Theory
  • Political Economy
  • Law and Activism

Selected Publications

Fleury-Steiner, Benjamin and Longazel, Jamie. The Pains of Mass Imprisonment. New York: Routledge. (2013)

Longazel, Jamie and Benjamin Fleury-Steiner. “Beware of Notarios: Neoliberal Governance of Immigrants as Crime Victims.” Theoretical Criminology 17(3): 359-376. (2013)

Longazel, Jamie "Moral Panic as Racial Degradation Ceremony: Racial Stratification and the Local-Level Backlash against Latino/a Immigrants." Punishment & Society (2013).

Longazel, Jamie "Subordinating Myth: Latino/a Immigration, Crime, and Exclusion." Sociology Compass (2013).

Longazel, Jamie, Parker, Laurin S. Parker, Sun, Ivan Y. "Experiencing Court, Experiencing Race: Perceived Procedural Injustice among Court Users." Race and Justice (2011)

Longazel, Jamie, Benjamin Fleury-Steiner. "Exploiting Borders: The Political Economy of Local Backlash Against Undocumented Immigrants." Chicana/o Latina/o Law Review (2011)

Longazel, Jamie, Benjamin Fleury-Steiner."Neoliberalism, Community Development, and Anti-Immigrant Backlash in Hazleton, Pennsylvania." Taking Local Control: Immigration Policy Activism in U.S. Cities and States, edited by M. Varsanyi. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. (2010)

Media Expertise