LaDonna Long

LaDonna Long
LaDonna Long
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Chair Criminal Justice — College of Professional Studies
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About Me

LaDonna M. Long, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Chair of Government, Law and Justice at Roosevelt University focuses on women’s experiences with victimization. In particular,  how race, class, and gender influences postassault coping mechanisms. Current research interest include exploring how multiple traumatic life experiences, in addition to sexual assault impact help seeking among women.

Topics of Expertise
  • VictimologyRelationship between victim/survivor and offender; interactions with the justice system; societal response to survivors; physical, emotional, and psychological effects
  • Victims' Rights, Advocacy and InstitutionsTitle IX; medical advocacy; exploring avenues for healing after an assault
  • Black Feminist CriminologyIntersections of race, class, and gender as it pertains to the criminal justice system; Black women's experiences with sexual assault
  • DoctorateCriminology, Law and Justice — University of Illinois at Chicago
  • MASociology — DePaul University
  • BASociology/Anthropology — Denison University
Degree Program Affiliations