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



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 co-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, The American Political Science Review, PS: Political Science and Politics, and Critical Policy Studies.

JJC Affiliations
Political Science, Gender Studies, Doctoral Program in Criminal Justice