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Jennifer Wolfley

Adjunct Faculty
College of Liberal Arts

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Jennifer Wolfley

Adjunct Faculty
College of Liberal Arts

Bio

For over two decades, Professor Wolfley has had a career in public service as well as teaching. She has taught in various disciplines including criminal justice, writing, literature, and women's and gender studies. Her publications have addressed homelessness, prostitution and street life. Professor Wolfley currently teaches courses in Prostitution and Vice, Seminar in Sexual Violence, Domestic Violence, Prison Writings and Women and Crime.

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Currently Teaching

ENGL-211
3 Credits
This course gives students the opportunity to write in different creative genres such as fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. In producing a portfolio, students will learn concrete elements of craft and techniques of improvisation to generate creative work. The course uses readings, peer feedback, workshops, and collaborative brainstorming to develop and refine texts for the printed page and beyond.
CRIM-245
3 Credits
This course will examine prostitution and vice in the United States and globally. Through empirical scholarship, various issues will be examined including issues faced by sex workers including crime, victimization, health and safety, and law and policy issues. Quality of life issues for communities will also be examined.
CRIM-250
3 Credits
This course focuses on domestic violence in the United States and globally. Various types of domestic violence will be examined, including intimate partner violence, child abuse, and elder abuse. The course will also examine criminal justice responses to domestic violence, including police, court processing of domestic violence cases and punishment of domestic violence offenders.
CRIM-265
3 Credits
This course deals with women as criminal offenders and as victims of crime, focusing upon theories about women in crime, types of crimes committed, patterns of criminality and the treatment of women offenders. Also examines the role of women as law enforcement officers, judges, lawyers and correctional officers in the criminal justice system.
WGST-250
3 Credits
This course focuses on domestic violence in the United States and globally. Various types of domestic violence will be examined, including intimate partner violence, child abuse, and elder abuse. The course will also examine criminal justice responses to domestic violence, including police, court processing of domestic violence cases and punishment of domestic violence offenders.
WGST-245
3 Credits
This course will examine prostitution and vice in the United States and globally. Through empirical scholarship, various issues will be examined including issues faced by sex workers including crime, victimization, health and safety, and law and policy issues. Quality of life issues for communities will also be examined.
WGST-265
3 Credits
This course deals with women as criminal offenders and as victims of crime, focusing upon theories about women in crime, types of crimes committed, patterns of criminality and the treatment of women offenders. Also examines the role of women as law enforcement officers, judges, lawyers and correctional officers in the criminal justice system.