Kristi Brownfield

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Kristi Brownfield
Office 
Technology Center 350
Phone 
605-626-7797

Assistant Professor of Sociology

School/College 
College of Arts and Sciences
Department 
College of Arts and Sciences
History and Social Sciences
Programs 
Sociology

 

Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

 

Dr. Brownfield joined the NSU faculty in 2015. Her current research looks at deviance and “bad behavior” in online forums devoted to support networks. She recently has  published articles on depictions of prisons in film and rural policing on television.

 

Research Interests/Areas of Expertise

Popular culture

New media research methods

Online phenomena

Race/class/gender

Social psychology, identity, narrative, and deviance