LeAnn Cabage is a doctoral candidate in Sociology at Iowa State University. She earned her M.A. degree in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration from Western Illinois University and her B.A. degree in Criminal Justice from Lincoln Memorial University. Professor Cabage’s research interests include trust in the police and media, gender and racial inequalities, gender-responsive correctional programming, and criminal justice policy evaluation.
She has published research in the Journal of Offender Rehabilitation and Armed Forces and Society. In addition, she has published several book chapters and encyclopedia entries on a variety of criminal justice topics. Professor Cabage currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Minorities and Women Section and is actively involved developing and participating on panels related to race and gender issues. She also serves as the Webmaster for three major criminal justice organizations including the Midwestern Criminal Justice Association, the American Society of Criminology’s Division on People of Color and Crime, and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Minorities and Women Section. She also is the editor of the Minorities and Women Section Newsletter, MWS Speaks. In addition, she is a reviewer for Women & Criminal Justice, Armed Forces & Society, and Routledge.