Instructor: Dawn Cecil


Biography

Dawn K. Cecil, PhD, is an associate professor of criminology at USF St. Petersburg. She is the author of Prison Life in Popular Culture: From The Big House to Orange is the New Black (2015).

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Representations of crime and justice are abundant in today's media landscape. We turn to popular televised dramas, films, documentaries and even podcasts to be entertained by tales of crime. What messages do we take away? Explore these media images to understand how they impact our perceptions, fears and behavior.