Dr. Kathleen J. Hanrahan

  • Professor

    Kate Hanrahan

    Office: Wilson Hall, Room 209

    Office Phone: 724-357-5602

    Email: hanrahan@iup.edu


    PhD Criminal Justice, Rutgers University, 1990
    MA Criminal Justice, State University of New York at Albany, 1975
    BA Sociology, State University of New York at Albany, 1974

    Areas of Interest

    Corrections, Qualitative Methodology, Pedagogical Research


    Kathleen Hanrahan joined the IUP faculty in fall 1990. Her current research interests include the utility of qualitative methods in the discipline, particularly computer assisted qualitative research methods, pedagogical trends in higher education and criminology/criminal justice programs, and correctional issues. She has published in a variety of journals, including most recently the Journal of Criminal Justice Education, Qualitative Research, and The Prison Journal, and has been the recipient of university and college research awards.