Graduate Programs with a Focus on Queer Criminology

 

The following graduate programs offer degrees in criminology and criminal
justice and opportunities to work with scholars who study Queer Criminology and
support the work of LGBTQ+ scholars.

 

Institution

Department

Degrees Available

Scholars

Notes

Arizona
State University

School
of Criminology and Criminal Justice
(SCCJ)

MS, PhD

Hank Fradella (SCCJ)

Alesha Durfee
(SST)

Also offers MA and PhD degrees in Justice and Social
Inquiry through the
School of Social Transformation (SST)

Michigan
State University

School of Criminal Justice

MA (CJ), PhD (CJ)

Christina DeJong

Karen Holt

Old
Dominion University

Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice

PhD

Vanessa Panfil

Allyn Walker

MA is in applied sociology

Queensland University of Technology (Australia)

School of Justice, QUT Centre for
Justice

M.Phil, PhD

Matthew Ball

Toby Miles-Johnson

Sam
Houston State University

Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology

MA (CJ) , MS (CJ), MSVSM
(victims services management), PhD (CJ).

Shelly Clevenger

Eryn O’Neal

SHSU College of CJ offers 4 different master’s degrees
(research and practitioner-focused) and PhD in CJ. We are currently building
a graduate certificate program in Criminal Justice Equity and
Inclusion. 

University of Houston (Downtown)

Department of Criminal Justice and Social Work

MS (CJ)

Jace Valcore

University
of Oklahoma

Department of Sociology

MA, PhD

Meredith Worthen

University of Portsmouth (UK)

Institute of Criminal Justice Studies

MSc, MPhil, PhD, Professional Doctorate, PhD by
Publication

Brian Frederick

October and February start dates

Florida
International University

Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

Graduate Certificate in Women’s and Gender Studies

Affiliated faculty in CCJ include Ellen G. Cohn; Suman Kakar; Juan Saiz; Carleen
Vincent-Robinson

University of Tasmania

School of Social Science

PhD, Masters of Arts

Angela Dwyer

Nicole Asquith

 

Faculty willing to serve as outside members on theses or dissertations

 

Faculty Member

Institution

Areas of Study

Willing to serve on:

Christina DeJong

Michigan State University

Incarceration of trans people, LGBTQ+ rights globally,
Media representations of LGBTQ+ people

Thesis, Dissertation

Hank Fradella

Arizona State University

LGBTQ+ rights under U.S. law, Policing and the LGBTQ+
community

Thesis, Dissertation

Eryn Nicole O’Neal

Sam Houston State University

Sexual assault case processing, rape culture, campus
climate, institutional responses to victimization, critical approaches

Thesis, Dissertation

Jace Valcore

University of Houston Downtown

Queer criminology, Trans issues in CJ and public
policy, Policing, Hate crimes and hate speech, queer
competency

Thesis, Dissertation

Meredith Worthen

University of Oklahoma

LGBTQ stigma, prejudice, attitudes,
discrimination, violence, and harassment

Thesis, Dissertation

Brian Frederick

University of Portsmouth (UK)

Cybercrime/cyberdeviance,, mediated
representations, peer-enacted LGBTQ marginalisation
and stigma, subcultures, substance (mis)use (e.g., ‘chemsex
and ‘PNP’)

Thesis, Dissertation

Emily Lenning

Fayetteville State University

Trans issues, media representation,
hate crimes, criminalizing queerness, state control/violence

Thesis, Dissertation

Ashley Ruderman-Looff

UMass Dartmouth

Lesbian/queer criminalization,
COINTELPRO surveillance, legal violence, grand jury abuse, carceral
technologies, women’s high security units

Thesis, Dissertation

Angela Dwyer

University of Tasmania

Policing and incarceration experiences
of LGBTIQ+ folks, discrimination/violence experienced by LGBTIQ+ folks in
education and work settings, queer criminology, trans issues

Thesis, Dissertation

Matthew Ball

Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Queer criminology, LGBTQ+ experiences
in criminal legal system, intimate partner violence, policing, incarceration,
technology and victimisation, queer theory

Thesis, Dissertation

Lindsay Kahle

West Virginia University

youth violence; LGBTQ+ youth; LGBTQ+ violence and victimization.

Thesis, Dissertation

Valerio Baćak

Rutgers University

Intersection of LGBTQ+ status, criminal justice contact, and health; criminalization and policing of LGBTQ+ populations

Thesis, Dissertation