Max Osborn, PhD

Max Osborn (he/they) is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology & Criminology at Villanova University.

He is a criminologist and sociologist who earned a PhD in Criminal Justice at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and The Graduate Center, CUNY. His work focuses on the carceral system’s impact on LGBTQIA+ populations, trauma and resistance, media depictions of crime and victimization, and prison abolition and decarceration.


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