2006 PhD Yale University, African American Studies and Sociology
1999 MA University of London, Culture, Communication and Societies
1997 BA Brown University, American Studies and Human Ecology
Lucia Trimbur is an Associate Professor of Sociology at John Jay College and CUNY Graduate Center. She is also Doctoral Faculty in Criminal Justice. Prior to joining the Sociology Department, she was an Andrew W. Mellon postdoctoral fellow on Race, Crime, and Justice at the Vera Institute of Justice. She completed her doctoral degree in African American studies and sociology at Yale University. Her research and teaching interests include race and racisms, gender, and class stratification; the sociology of crime and punishment; sport studies; mining and occupational disease; and ethnographic field methods. Her first book, Come Out Swinging: The Changing World of Boxing in Gleason's Gym, was published on Princeton University Press in 2013. Her work has also been published in academic journals such as Antipode, Ethnography, Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, and Qualitative Sociology as well as popular journals such as The Allrounder and Urban Omnibus.