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Bronwen Lichtenstein

Bronwen Lichtenstein
Farrah 430
(205) 348-7782
Curriculum Vitae
Body Politics Syllabus

Civil & Criminal Trials Syllabus

Health & Crime Syllabus
Sociology of HIV/AIDS Syllabus

Criminological Theory Syllabus


  • B.A. - University of Canterbury, 1991
  • B.A. Hons(1st Class)- University of Canterbury, 1992
  • Ph.D.- University of Canterbury, 1996

Research Focus:

  • Stigma, Gender, and Health
  • Health and Crime
  • Minority Health in Relation to STI/HIV

Teaching Interests:

  • Health and Crime
  • Law and Society
  • Sociology of HIV/AIDS

Selected Publications

Book and Book Chapters

Lichtenstein, Bronwen. (2012). Social Stigma and Sexual Epidemics: Dangerous Dynamics. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner. 

Lichtenstein, Bronwen. (2012). “Starting Over: Dating Risks and Sexual Health among Midlife Women after Relationship Dissolution.  In Laura Carpenter and John DeLamater (Eds.), Sex for Life: From Virginity to Viagra, How Sexuality Changes Throughout Our Lives (pp. 180-197).  NY: New York University Press.  

Lichtenstein, Bronwen (2012). “The Internet, HIV Disclosure, and the Law.” In Hugh Klein and Joav Merrick (Eds). Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Research: Social Science Aspects. New York: Nova Science.  

Journal Articles 

Lichtenstein, Bronwen. (Forthcoming). “The Feminization of Forclosure.”, Contexts, 13(2) 

Prohaska, Ariane and Bronwen Lichtenstein. (Forthcoming). “Losing a Home to Mortgage Foreclosure: Temporary Setback or Chronic Stressor?”  Social Justice, 39.  

Lichtenstein, Bronwen. (2013). “Making it Real Through Transformative Scholarship, Service Learning, and a Community-Based Partnership for HIV Awareness in Alabama.”  Journal of Community Engagement and Service, 6(2), 24-34.  

Lichtenstein, Bronwen and Jamie DeCoster. (2013). “Lessons on Stigma: Teaching about HIV/AIDS.”  Teaching Sociology, 42: [e-Pub Ahead of Print] DOI:10.1177/0092055X13510412.

Lichtenstein, Bronwen, Kathryn Whetten, and Casey Rubenstein. (2013). “Notify Your Partners – It’s the Law: HIV Providers and Mandatory Disclosure.” Journal of the International Association of Providers in AIDS Care 13: [e-Pub Ahead of Print]. DOI: 10.1177/232595 7413494481. 

Lichtenstein, Bronwen and Joe Weber. (2013). “Old Ways, New Impacts: Race, Residential Patterns, and the Home Foreclosure Crisis in the American South.” The Professional Geographer 65: [e-Pub Ahead of Print] DOI:10.1080/00330124.2013.799993 

Lichtenstein, Bronwen. (2013). “Is U.S. Sociology in Decline? Global Dialogue 3(2): 30-31.  

Lichtenstein, Bronwen. (2013). “Beyond Abu Ghraib: The 2010 APA Ethics Code Standard 1.02 and Competency for Execution Evaluations.” Ethics and Behavior 23(1):67-70. 

Lichtenstein, Bronwen. (2012). “Internet Advice on HIV Status to Sexual Partners in an Era of Criminalization.” International Public Health Journal 4(4):377-392. 

Martin, Joseph L., Bronwen Lichtenstein, David F. Forde, and Robert J. Jenkot. (2012). “They Can Take Us Over Any Time They Want: Correctional Officers’ Responses to Prison Crowding.”  The Prison Journal 92(1): 88-105.