Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
Dr. Daigle’s research and teaching interests include the causes and consequences of victimization, especially of sexual victimization and recurring victimization. She is the PI on a multi-year grant to evaluate Georgia’s Victim Legal Assistance Network, a program designed to expand the delivery of free civil legal services to crime victims. She is coauthor of Criminals in the Making: Criminality Across the Life Course (2nd ed.) and Unsafe in the Ivory Tower: The Sexual Victimization of College Women, which was awarded the 2011 Outstanding Book Award by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, and author of Victimology: A Text/Reader and Victimology: The Essentials. Her research has also appeared in peer-reviewed journals including Justice Quarterly, Victims and Offenders, Criminal Justice and Behavior, The Journal of Quantitative Criminology, and The Journal of Interpersonal Violence. She was awarded the 2014 Andrew Young School of Policy of Studies Excellence in Teaching Award and was identified as having the 4th highest mean number of citations per 2007-2016 publication among Academic Stars in Ph.D. granting Criminology and Criminal Justice Departments (Jennings, 2017).
Areas of Focus
Victimization, Life-course criminology
Daigle, Leah E., Francis T. Cullen, and John Paul Wright.” Gender Differences in the Predictors of Juvenile Delinquency.” Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice 5.3 (2007): 254-286.
Daigle, L. E., B. S. Fisher, and F. T. Cullen. “The Violent and Sexual Victimization of College Women: Is Repeat Victimization a Problem?” Journal of Interpersonal Violence 23.9 (2008): 1296-313.
Daigle, L. E., Fisher, B. S., & Cullen, F. T. (2008). The violent and sexual victimization of college women: Is repeat victimization a problem? Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 23, 1296-1313.
Daigle, L. E., and S. J. Mummert. “Sex-Role Identification and Violent Victimization: Gender Differences in the Role of Masculinity.” Journal of Interpersonal Violence 29.2 (2013): 255-78.
Daigle, L.E., Johnson, L. M., Napper, S.*, & Azimi, A.* (2016). Protective behavioral strategies while drinking: Do they protect against sexual victimization and is this protection gendered? Drug and Alcohol Review, 35, 573-579.
Daigle, L. E., Johnston, T.*, Azimi, A.*, & Felix, S.* Violent and sexual victimization among American and Canadian college students: Who is more at risk and are the risk factors invariant? Forthcoming in Journal of School Violence.
Classes Taught (Fall 2018)
- Statistical Analysis in Criminal Justice