LaDonna Long
LaDonna Long
Asoc Prof Criminal Justice
Chair Criminal Justice CPS
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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.

Topic of Expertise
  • Victimology

    Relationship between victim/survivor and offender; interactions with the justice system; societal response to survivors; physical, emotional, and psychological effects

  • Victims' Rights, Advocacy and Institutions

    Title IX; medical advocacy; exploring avenues for healing after an assault

  • Black Feminist Criminology

    Intersections of race, class, and gender as it pertains to the criminal justice system; Black women's experiences with sexual assault

  • Doctorate Criminology, Law and Justice — University of Illinois at Chicago
  • MA Sociology — DePaul University
  • BA Sociology/Anthropology — Denison University