Leverentz, Andrea

University of Massachusetts

United States

Dr. Andrea Leverentz is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Massachusetts Boston. She is the author of The Ex-Prisoner’s Dilemma: How Women Negotiate Competing Narratives of Reentry and Desistance (Rutgers University Press 2014) and co-editor (with Elsa Chen and Johnna Christian) of Beyond Recidivism: New Approaches to Research on Prisoner Reentry and Reintegration (NYU Press 2020). Her research examines the impact of crime and incarceration on individuals and communities.