Jody Miller

Region of Interest

South Asia

Primary Country of Residence

United States of America




University of Missouri - St. Louis


Mailing Address

Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice
University of Missouri-St. Louis
St. Louis, MO 63121 USA

Phone/Fax Number(s)

phone: 314-516-5426
fax: 314-516-5048


Countries of Specialization

Sri Lanka

Research Interests

Sri Lanka; gender, crime and justice;
commercial sex industry;
gender, childhood and tea estate life


Miller, Jody and Puny Gunawardena, eds. 2009. Tea & Me: Estate Life
through the Eyes of Children. Colombo, Sri Lanka: Chakra (Pvt)
Ltd/UM-St. Louis Sri Lankan Educational Fund.

Miller, Jody. 2010. The Impact of Gender when Studying Offenders on
Offending. In Offenders on Offending: Learning about Crime from
Criminals, edited by Wim Bernasco and Michael Tonry. London, UK: Willan

Miller, Jody. 2002. Violence and Coercion in Sri Lankas Commercial Sex
Industry: Intersections of Gender, Sexuality, Culture and the Law.
Violence Against Women. 8(9): 1045-1074.

Miller, Jody. 2000. The Protection of Human Subjects in Street
Ethnography: Ethical and Practical Considerations from a Field Study in
Sri Lanka. Focaal. 36: 53-68. (Special Issue on Contemporary Street

Miller, Jody, with Dheeshana Jayasundara and D.M. Dayawansa. 2000.
Violence Against Sex Workers in Sri Lanka: Causes, Consequences and
Remedies. ICES Lecture Series Address. Sri Lanka: International Centre
for Ethnic Studies.


gender ; crime ; justice ; commercial sex ; estate life ; tea.