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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. Her dissertation research examined the effects of social ties to parents on changes in crime and drug use during emerging adulthood among Baby Boomers and Millennials. 

Dr. Lloyd’s research focuses on victimization, the life-course, and the link between family influences and crime. Her research has appeared in journals such as Journal of School Violence, Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology, and Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice. Her teaching interests include criminological theory, victimology, 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



Universal Justice, Criminology, Victimology


Malcom, Z. T.* & Lloyd, K. M. (In Press). LGBTQA+ hate crime victimization. In Shamika Kelley, Shelly Clevenger, & Kathleen Ratajczak (Eds.) Criminal-Legal Systems: Queer Victimology. Texas Review Press.

Pratt, T. C., & Lloyd, K. M. (2021). Self-control and offending. In Benjamin van den Rooij and Daniel Sokol (Eds.) Cambridge Handbook of Compliance. Cambridge University Press.

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.

Myers, W., Lloyd, K., Turanovic, T.T., & Pratt, T. C. (2018). Revisiting a criminological classic: The cycle of violence. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 34(3), 266-286.

Awards, Grants, & Honors

2021 – Academic Leadership Award, College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Florida State University.

2021 – Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award Nominee, Program for Instructional Excellence, The Graduate School, Florida State University

2020 – Doctoral Student Summit Scholarship, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

Last updated: 5/9/2022