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Lisa Anne Zilney

Associate Professor, Justice Studies

Dickson Hall 349
BA, University of Windsor, Ontario
MS, Eastern Kentucky University
PhD, University of Tennessee
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2020 Lisa Anne Zilney. Collateral consequences of sex offender laws: Impacts on the partners of convicted sexual offenders. New York, NY: Routledge Press. Submitted December 2019.

2013 Lisa Anne Zilney & Laura J. Zilney. Reconsidering sex crimes and offenders: Prosecution or persecution? New York, NY: Scarecrow Press. (Original work published in 2009)

2010 Lisa Anne Zilney. Drugs: Policy, social costs, crime & justice. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. (***Ranked #26 on Book Authority’s 100 Best Criminology Books of All Time*** in September 2019

2009 Lisa Anne Zilney & Laura J. Zilney. Reconsidering sex crimes and offenders: Prosecution or persecution? Westport, CT: ABC-Clio.

2009 Laura J. Zilney & Lisa Anne Zilney. Perverts and predators: The making of sexual offender laws. New York, NY: Rowman & Littlefield.

2007 Lisa Anne Zilney. Linking animal cruelty and family violence. Youngstown, NY: Cambria Press.


2010 Risley-Curtiss, Christina, Zilney, Lisa Anne, & Hornung, Rebecca. Animal-human relationships in public child welfare: Getting a baseline. Child Welfare, 89, 67-82.

2006 Lisa Anne Zilney, Danielle McGurrin, & Sammy Zahran. Environmental justice & the role of criminology: An analytical review of 33 years of environmental justice research. Criminal Justice Research, 31(1), 47-62.

2005 Lisa Anne Zilney & Mary Zilney. Reunification of child and animal welfare agencies: Cross-reporting of abuse in Wellington County, Ontario. Child Welfare, (LXXXIV), 1, January/February, 47-66.

2003 Lisa Anne Zilney & Mary Zilney. Exploration of a link: Child and animal cruelty in Wellington County, Ontario. Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies Journal, June, 47:1.


2013 Lisa Anne Zilney. “Drugs & crime.” In J. Mitchell Miller, Angela R. Grover, Wesley G. Jennings, & Christopher J. Schreck (Eds.), The encyclopedia of theoretical criminology. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Blackwood.

2009 Lisa Anne Zilney. “Decriminalization of drugs.” In Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon (Eds.), Encyclopedia of race and crime. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

2008 Lisa Anne Zilney. “The war on drugs” (785-794). In Gregg Barak (Ed.), Battleground: Criminal justice. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

2008 Lisa Anne Zilney & Laura Joan Zilney. „Sex offender laws” (671-681). In Gregg Barak (Ed.), Battleground: Criminal justice. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

2004 Sammy Zahran, Donald Hastings, & Lisa Anne Zilney. Proposal for more equitable allocation of environmental health risks: The case of treatment, storage, and disposal installations. Agenda for Social Justice 2004: Solutions. Published by The Society for the Study of Social Problems, July 22-30.

2003 Review of “Exploring sustainable consumption: Environmental policy and the social sciences” \sby Maurie J. Cohen and Joseph Murphy (Eds.). Society and Natural Resources, 16:8, 755-758.


2008 Francine C. Raguso, Lisa Anne Zilney, & Lauren Caravaglia. Volunteer retention: An evaluative study. Provided for CASA of Morris and Sussex Counties.

2004 Guide to criminal procedure for Illinois. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

2004 Why animal scholars can benefit from environmental scholars. Animals & Society Newsletter, Issue 5, November, page 5.

2004 Why the animal question is relevant for environmental sociologists: The case of industrialization and the agribusiness boom. Social Problems Forum, 35:2.

2003 Review of A sentence of their own, by Edgar A. Barens. Social Problems Forum, 34:2.

2002 Mary Zilney & Lisa Anne Zilney. Examining the link between child and animal welfare in Wellington County, Ontario, Canada, The Latham Letter, XXIII, 3, Summer.


Sex crimes legislation; impact of sex crimes legislation on families of sex offenders; environmental crime; human-animal bond; link between animal cruelty & domestic violence

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