Department of Sociology

Shannon Malone Gonzalez

M.S., University of Pennsylvania

Doctoral Candidate
Shannon Malone Gonzalez



Crime, Law, and Deviance, Race, Gender, and Class, Community and Urban Sociology, Black Feminist Theory and Epistemologies, Mixed Methods


Shannon Malone Gonzalez is a Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology at The University of Texas at Austin. Using qualitative and quantitative methods, Shannon investigates the policing of black women and girls across diverse social positions and contexts. Her research on black girls explores police socialization practices in black families and school-based law enforcement punishment. Shannon’s dissertation examines black women’s experiences with police, perceptions of policing, and resistance to police violence.

Shannon is a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, Schomburg-Mellon Humanities Fellow, and W.K. Kellogg Community Leadership Fellow. She received her M.S. in Nonprofit and NGO Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania and her B.A. in English from Tougaloo College. 

A CV is available upon request. 


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