Dr. Kathleen J. Hanrahan


Kate Hanrahan

Office: Wilson Hall, Room 209

Office Phone: 724-357-5602

Email: hanrahan@iup.edu


PhD Criminal Justice, Rutgers University, 1990
MA Criminal Justice, State University of New York at Albany, 1975
BA Sociology, State University of New York at Albany, 1974

Areas of Interest

Corrections, Qualitative Methodology, Pedagogical Research


Kathleen Hanrahan joined the IUP faculty in fall 1990. Her current research interests include the utility of qualitative methods in the discipline, particularly computer assisted qualitative research methods, pedagogical trends in higher education and criminology/criminal justice programs, and correctional issues. She has published in a variety of journals, including most recently the Journal of Criminal Justice Education, Qualitative Research, and The Prison Journal, and has been the recipient of university and college research awards.