Sociology and Criminology

Jennifer Vanderminden

Jennifer A. Vanderminden, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sociology

Office: BR 132
Phone: 910-632-0522

*Curriculum Vitae


2013 Ph.D. Sociology, University of New Hampshire
2009 M.A. Sociology, University of New Hampshire
2006 B.A. Sociology, University of Vermont

Specialty Areas

Violence and Victimization in Childhood
Childhood Disability
Statistics & Research Methods

Current Research Projects
  • Longitudinal Analysis of the Effect of Disability Type and Emotional/Behavior Problems on Different Forms of Maltreatment across Childhood
  • Time Ordering in the Relationship between Disability, Emotional, and Behavioral Problems and Childhood Victimization
  • Victimization Profiles of Children in Therapy

Professional Associations

  • American Sociological Association (i) Medical Sociology (ii) Disability and Society (iii) Family
  • Eastern Sociological Society
  • Society for Disability Studies
  • American Psychological Association- Division 37 (Section on Child Maltreatment)