Tracy Sohoni

Doctoral Graduate


Tracy Sohoni began the Ph.D program in Fall 2008 and was advanced to candidacy in 2010.  She is currently working on her dissertation “The Effects of Collateral Consequence Laws on State Rates of Returns to Prison” while also conducting research with Ray Paternoster on adult onset offending and research on public perceptions of immigrant criminality with Deenesh Sohoni.  Tracy graduated with an undergraduate degree in Sociology from the University of Texas at Austin in 1998, and she received her Master’s degree from the University of Washington at Seattle in 2001.  As a master’s students she was involved in multiple research projects and also worked as a teaching assistant.  Following her master’s program she traveled to Brisbane, Australia where she worked on the “Pathways to Prevention” program at Griffith University.  She then worked for several years in the Research Division of the National Center for State Courts, where she was involved in a diverse range of court related research projects.   She has also taught Social Problems, Criminology and Crime and Justice in the Sociology department at the College of William and Mary. 

Areas of Interest:
  • Collateral Consequences of Incarceration, Criminological Theories, Research Methods, Race and Ethnicity
  • MA University of Washington at Seattle, Sociology 2001
  • BA University of Texas at Austin, Sociology 1998

<p>Tracy Sohoni. &nbsp;"The Effects of Collateral Consequence Laws on State Rates of Returns to Prison." &nbsp;Dissertation. &nbsp;</p><p>Amy Sariti Kamerdze, Tom Loughran, Ray Paternoster and Tracy Sohoni. “The Role of Affect in Intended Rule-Breaking.

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