Leah DaigleProfessor Graduate Director Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
Leah E. Daigle is a Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. Her most recent research focuses on recurring victimization, sexual victimization of college women, and the correlates of victimization. Her other research interests include the development and continuation of victimization across the life course. On these topics, she has published over 50 peer-reviewed articles that have appeared in outlets such as Justice Quarterly, Journal of Quantitative Criminology, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, and Victims and Offenders. In addition, she is author of Victimology: A Text/Reader (2nd ed.), Victimology: The Essentials (3rd ed.), co-author of Criminals in the Making: Criminality Across the Life Course (2nd ed.), Victimology (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. She was the 2020 recipient of the American Society of Criminology’s Division of Victimology Bonnie S. Fisher Career Award, which is given for significant contribution in the area of victimology over the course of the lifetime.