Ryan Ceresola
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Sociology, Criminology and Human Services
Areas of Expertise

criminology, criminal justice, political sociology, rural sociology, civic engagement

Ph.D., Southern Illinois University - Carbondale

Ryan Ceresola

Associate Professor of Sociology

Recent courses taught:

  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Cornerstone
  • Social Theory
  • Senior Seminar

Selected publications:

  • Ceresola, Ryan. 2021. “What We Talk About When We Talk About School Shootings: Framing the Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting in the Twitterverse” in A Relentless Threat: Scholars Respond to Teens on Weaponized School Violence, edited by E. Bloom and K. Vanslyke-Briggs. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Ceresola, Ryan. 2019. “The U.S. Government’s Framing of Corruption: A Content Analysis of Public Integrity Section Reports, 1978-2013.” Crime, Law and Social Change 71(1):47-65.
  • Ceresola, Ryan. 2018. “The Influence of Cultural Capital on How AmeriCorps Members Interpret their Service.” Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations 29(1):93-103.

College service and professional affiliations:

  • Midwest Sociological Society

External Links

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