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Kristin Lloyd – Assistant Professor

Armstrong Campus

Office: University Hall

Phone: (912) 478-0496


Curriculum Vitae


Kristin Lloyd is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Georgia Southern University. She earned her PhD in Criminology from Florida State University in 2021, and is a proud 3-time FSU alumna. Dr. Lloyd’s research focuses on the link between family influences and crime, victimization, social support, and the life-course. Her research has appeared in journals such as Journal of School Violence, Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology, and Journal of Criminal Justice. Her teaching interests include criminological theory, victimology, human rights, and criminal justice policy.


Ph.D., Criminology (2021) Florida State University

M.S., Criminology (2017) Florida State University

B.S., Criminology & Sociology (2015) Florida State University

Research & Teaching Interests


Families and Crime; Victimization; Social Support; Life-Course Criminology


Criminological Theory; Victimology; Human Rights Violations; Criminal Justice Policy

Published Research

LloydK. M., Posick, C., & Stevens, J. (Forthcoming). Physical and sexual assault, and negative perceptions of health: Does age of onset matter? Journal of Criminal Justice.

Lloyd, K. M., & Turanovic, J. J. (2020). Instrumental Support from parents and substance use during the transition to adulthood. Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology, 6(4), 477-498.

Myers, W., Turanovic, J.J., Lloyd, K. M., & Pratt, T. C. (2020). The victimization of LGBT youth at school: A meta-analysis. Journal of School Violence, 19(4), 421-432.

Last updated: 8/15/2022