A nationally recognized scholar in the area of policing and hate crime, Professor Jeannine Bell has written extensively on criminal justice issues. Bell’s research is broadly interdisciplinary, touching on both political science and law, and relying on her empirical expertise.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Criminal law
  • Criminal procedure
  • Hate crimes
  • Police violence
Law, Law, Law, Political Science
PhD, University of Michigan, Political Science, 2000
JD, University of Michigan, Law, 1999
MA, University of Michigan, Political Science, 1995
AB, Harvard University, Government, 1991
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Best Dissertation Award, American Political Science Association (Section on Race, Ethnicity and Politics), 2000

Gerald R. Ford Dissertation Fellowship, Political Science Department (University of Michigan), 1997-1999

, Rackam Travel and Research Grants (University of Michigan), 1994-1998

Predoctoral Fellow, Committee for Institutional Cooperation (University of Michigan), 1992-1998

, Rackham Merit Fellow (University of Michigan), 1992-1998

American Association of University Professors
American Political Science Association
Law and Society Association
Society of American Law Teachers