Dr. Kristi Brownfield, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Northern State University
Dr. Kristi Brownfield is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Northern State University in Aberdeen, SD. She received her Ph.D. in Sociology from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. Her areas of expertise include identity, popular culture, social psychology, and online fandoms. Her current research looks at deviance and “bad behavior” in online forums devoted to support networks. She recently has published articles on depictions of prisons in film and rural policing on television.