Samantha Majic

Samantha Majic

Samantha Majic
Associate Professor
Phone number: 
212.237.8439
Room number: 
09.65.13

Education

PhD -   Cornell University
MA   -   Cornell University
MA   -   York University
BA    -  
University of Toronto

 

Bio

Samantha Majic received her PhD in Government from Cornell University and is an associate professor of political science at John Jay College-CUNY. Her research lies in gender and American politics, with specific interests in sex work, civic engagement, and celebrities and politics. She is the author of Sex Work Politics: From Protest to Service Provision (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014), co-editor (with Carisa Showden) of Negotiating Sex Work: Unintended Consequences of Policy and Activism (University of Minnesota Press, 2014), and author (with Carisa Showden) of Youth Who Trade Sex in the US: Agency, Intersectionality, and Vulnerability (Temple University Press, 2018). Her research has also appeared in numerous political science and gender studies journals. A Fellow of the American Association of University Women, Dr. Majic is also a member of the editorial boards for Perspectives on Politics, PS: Political Science and Politics, and Critical Policy Studies.