Jennifer Carlson

Jennifer Carlson is an assistant professor in the School of Sociology and the School of Government and Public Policy at the University of Arizona. Her research examines American gun culture, policing and public law enforcement, and conservative politics. She is the author of Citizen-Protectors: The Everyday Politics of Guns in an Age of Decline (Oxford University Press, 2015), and her award-winning peer-reviewed work appears in Gender & Society, Contexts, Social Problems, and Theoretical Criminology, among other venues. Her current book project entitled Policing the Second Amendment is under advanced contract with Princeton University Press and examines the intersection of gun politics and public law enforcement.

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