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The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

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Deena Isom

Assistant Professor


Ph.D. 2015, Emory University, Criminology and social psychology

M.S. 2009, Northeastern University, Criminology and criminal justice

B.S. 2006, The University of Georgia, Psychology

B.A. 2006, The University of Georgia, Criminal justice

Office: 109, Currell College
Research Interests: Criminological theory, justice, violence, and the intersectionality of race and gender
Curriculum vitae: Download PDF

Selected Publications

Isom, D. (Forthcoming). Microaggressions, injustices, and racial identity: An empirical assessment of the theory of African American offending. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice. DOI: 10.1177/1043986215607253.

Hegtvedt, K. A. & Isom, D. (2014). Inequality: A matter of justice? In J. D. McLeod, M. Schwalbe, & E. Lawler (eds.), Handbook of Social Psychology of Inequality. New York: Springer.

Agnew, R., Scheuerman, H., Grosholz, J., Isom, D., Watson, L., & Thaxton, S. (2011). Does victimization reduce self-control? A longitudinal analysis. Journal of Criminal Justice, 39, 169-174.