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Dr Samantha Hauptman

Senior Lecturer

Programme Leader for Criminology & Criminology and Psychology

School of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

01752 636700

 Samantha Hauptman

Role Summary



  • PhD in Sociology, University of South Carolina
  • MCJ Criminal Justice, University of South Carolina
  • BSc (Hons) Criminal Justice, Jacksonville State University


  • Criminology
  • Globalization
  • Criminal/social deviance
  • Delinquency/corrections
  • Criminological Theory




Hauptman, S. & Maszczynska, M. (Forthcoming). Security and the State in the Era of Globalization: Criminology in the XXI Century. San Diego, CA: Cognella Academic Publishing

Maszczynska, M. & Hauptman, S. (2020). Deterrence, Security and Modern Counter Terrorism. In C. Bilban (Ed.), Schriftenreihe der Landesverteidigungsakademie: Proceedings of the International Society of Military Sciences Conference 2019. Vienna, Austria: National Defence Academy, Institute for Peace Support and Conflict Management

Hauptman, S. (2019) Immigration Policies, chapter in M. Deflem (Ed.), The Handbook of Social Control. Malden, MA: Wiley Blackwell

Deflem, M. & Hauptman, S. (2015). Policing. Pp. 260-265 in James D. Wright, Editor-in-Chief, International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Second Edition (Volume 18). Oxford, UK: Elsevier

Sarver, R. A., III, Dobbs, R. R., Sarver, M. B., Hauptman, S., & del Carmen, A. (2015). Religious Roots of Punitive Attitudes. Law Enforcement Executive Forum, 15(2), 74-85

Hauptman, S. (2013) The Criminalization of Immigration: The Post 9/11 Moral Panic. El Paso, TX: LFB Scholarly Publishing

Morton, J. B. & Hauptman, S. (2013), Women Offenders, chapter in P.M. Carlson (ed.), Prison and Jail Administration: Practice and Theory (3rd edition) (pp. 177-186). Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlet

Deflem, M. & Hauptman, S. (2012). Policing International Terrorism, chapter in F. Pakes (Ed.), Globalisation and the Challenge to Criminology (pp. 64-78). London: Routledge.

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As a Canadian raised in an ethnically and culturally diverse family, Sam is a relentless advocate for cultural awareness and civic responsibility and continually conveys the importance of a global world view to her students.

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