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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:

  • HIV Stigma
  • Social Determinants of Mortgage Foreclosure

Teaching Interests:

  • Health and Crime
  • Criminological Theory
  • Civil and Criminal Trials
  • Sociology of HIV/AIDS

Recent Publications

Lichtenstein, Bronwen and Joe Weber. (2014). “Women foreclosed A gender analysis of housing loss in the American South.” Social & Cultural Geography [E-Pub Ahead of Print]. DOI = 10.1080/14649365/2-14/932002.

Lichtenstein, Bronwen and Stanley L. Brodsky. (2014). “Moving from hapless to hapful with the problem defendant.” The Jury Expert 26(1), 1-7.

Prohaska, Ariane and Bronwen Lichtenstein. (2014). “Losing a Home to Mortgage Foreclosure: Temporary Setback or Chronic Stressor?” Social Justice, 40(3), 67-82.

Lichtenstein, Bronwen. (2014). “The Feminization of Foreclosure.” Contexts, 13(2): 5-6.

Lichtenstein, Bronwen and Jamie DeCoster. (2014). “Lessons on Stigma: Teaching about HIV/AIDS.” Teaching Sociology, 42(2), 140-150.

Lichtenstein, Bronwen, Kathryn Whetten, and Casey Rubenstein. (2014). “Notify Your Partners – It’s the Law: HIV Providers and Mandatory Disclosure.” Journal of the International Association of Providers in AIDS Care, 13(4), 372-378.

Lichtenstein, Bronwen and Joe Weber. (2014). “Old Ways, New Impacts: Race, Residential Patterns, and the Home Foreclosure Crisis in the American South.” The Professional Geographer, 66(3), 390-402.

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. (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). 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). “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.