PhD, Sociology, University of Iowa
Sex and pornography on the Internet. Law Enforcement. Wrongful conviction and Innocence.
Joel Powell. 2007 "Psychological Social Psychology." and "Sociology of Family" (with Karen Branden). Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology George Ritzer, ed. Lee Vigilant and Joel Powell. 2004. "Way Better Than Real: Manga Sex to Tentacle Hentai." in Net.Sexxx: Readings On Sex, Pornography, And The Internet. Peter Lange Publishing.
Dr. Powell is currently pursuing research in how people who have been convicted of crimes tell convincing stories of innocence and wrongful conviction.
Social Psychology, Sociology of Law Enforcement