Sociology and Political Science
Maria Trinh joined the Tennessee Tech faculty in 2019. She is currently finishing up her dissertation at Mississippi State University. Her research focuses on media, criminology, and inequality. Her previous research has examined violence in movies over time and the operations of food pantries in Mississippi.
Her current research focuses on analyzing online communities present in social media, violence in videogames, and how terrorism is depicted in the media.
She currently teaches Introduction to Sociology, Criminology, Corrections, Police and Society.