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Gerstenfeld, Phyllis B. 1967–

Gerstenfeld, Phyllis B. 1967–

PERSONAL: Born March 21, 1967, in IL; daughter of Floyd and Linda Gerstenfeld; married Dennis Behrens (an accountant), June 12, 1988; children: Allison, Quinn. Ethnicity: "White." Education: Reed College, B.A., 1988; University of Nebraska, Lincoln, M.A. and J.D., both 1992, Ph.D., 1996. Politics: "Liberal."

ADDRESSES: Office—California State University, Stanislaus, 801 West Monte Vista, Turlock, CA 95382. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: California State University, Stanislaus, Turlock, professor of criminal justice, 1993–.


Hate Crimes: Causes, Controls, and Controversies, Sage Publications (Thousand Oaks, CA), 2003.

(Editor, with Diana R. Grant) Crimes of Hate: Selected Readings, Sage Publications (Thousand Oaks, CA), 2003.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Research on hate crimes, psychology, and law.

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