Kecia Johnson

Kecia R. Johnson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Mississippi State University. Her research focuses on issues related to the collateral consequences of incarceration, prisoner reentry, women’s imprisonment and racial disparities and crime. Specifically, she has examined the consequences of incarceration on the impact of earnings, racial/ethnic disparities and women’s imprisonment and the demography of the legal profession. Recently, she has developed an interest in how food insecurity affects formerly incarcerated individuals and their families, particularly their children. Her research has appeared in Law & Society, Journal of Criminal JusticeYouth & SocietyJournal of Quantitative Criminology, Social Science & Medicine and the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Download vitae