Gini Mann-Deibert, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology

Phone: 617-619-4961
Fax: 617-994-4278
Email: gmann-deibert@suffolk.edu
Office: 73 Tremont St., Rm. 580

Education

  • PhD, The University of Texas, Austin
  • MA, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • BA, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Office Hours Spring 2013

Tuesday and Thursday, 11:30 am-12:45 pm

Research Interests

  • Sexuality and gender in crime and delinquency
  • Media, gender, and sexuality
  • Sex Offending
  • Violence

Current Research and Publications

Professor Mann-Deibert's research centers on media, crime and delinquency, with a particular focus in the intersection of crime and sexuality. Her co-authored book titled, Fight Time: The Normative Rules and Routines of Interpersonal Violence was published in 2006. She is currently working on a second book which examines public perceptions of sex offenders and the myths which generate public policy. In addition, Dr. Mann-Deibert is involved in a multi-phased analysis of film, gender and sexuality.

Academic Employment

2008-present, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Suffolk University

2004-2008, Assistant Professor, Department of Criminal Justice, Texas State University, San Marcos

Selected Publications

Hill, Terrence, Lauren M. Kaplan, and Gini Mann-Deibert. Forthcoming. “Does Alcohol Consumption Exacerbate the Mental Health Consequences of Relationship Violence?” Violence Against Women.

Deibert, Gini R. 2008." Theories of Deviance." in Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development, edited by D.C. Carr, R. Crosnoe, M.E. Hughes, and A. Pienta. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale.

Deibert, Gini R. and Joycelyn Pollock. 2008. “Juvenile Justice and Corrections” pp. 227-257 in Crime & Justice in America: An Introduction to Criminal Justice. Cincinnati, OH: Anderson (Lexis/Nexis).

Miethe, Terance and Gini Deibert. 2006. Fight Time: The Normative Rules and Routines of Interpersonal Violence. Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc.

Miethe, Terance, Lu, Hong, and Gini Deibert. 2005. "Cross National Variability in Capital Punishment Exploring the Socio-Political Sources of its Differential Legal Status." International Criminal Justice Review 15 (2):115-130.

Deibert, Gini and Terance Miethe. 2003. "Character Contests and Assaultive Violence." Deviant Behavior 44 (3):245-268.

Deibert, Gini R. Forthcoming." Theories of Deviance." in Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development, edited by D.C. Carr, R. Crosnoe, M.E. Hughes, and A. Pienta. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale.

Deibert, Gini R. and Joycelyn Pollock. 2008. "Juvenile Justice and Corrections" pp. 227-257 in Crime & Justice in America: An Introduction to Criminal Justice. Cincinnati, OH: Anderson (Lexis/Nexis).

Stafford, Mark and Gini Deibert. 2006. "Deterrence Theory." Encyclopedia of Sociology edited by George Ritzer. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.

Courses Taught

Statistics
Research Methods (undergraduate and graduate)
Criminal Justice Quantitative Analysis
Bad Girls: Cinematic Portrayals of Girls, Delinquency and Sexuality
Additionally, Dr. Mann-Deibert has taught a variety of courses on crime and criminal justice.