Dr. Barlow received a Ph.D. in Sociology with an emphasis in Criminology and Gender Studies from Virginia Tech in 2013. Her teaching and research revolves, generally, around topics within criminology, gender, race, deviance, and culture.
Current Courses: Criminology; Women and Crime; Research Methods; Sociology of Deviance; Social Problems; Race, Crime, and the Media
Dr. Barlow's research interests are currently focused on investigating personal drone use and the link to deviant behavior. Past research on culture and deviance focused on workplace deviance within the hair salon industry, and on organizational factors related to the production of culture in the beauty industry. Additional research interests include conducting mixed-methods research with incarcerated women, and conducting surveys investigating moral vs political beliefs of police chiefs in New Hampshire.