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Laura King, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


Ph.D., Criminology (2012). Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
M.A., Criminology (2009). Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
B.A., Spanish (2002). Allegheny College.


Referred Journal Articles

King, L. L. (2019). Perceptions about sexual offenses: Misconceptions, punitiveness, and public sentiment. Criminal Justice Policy Review, 30(2), 254-273. doi: 10.1177/0887403416660150

Gillespie, L. K., King, L. L., Growette Bostaph, L., & Goodson, A. J. (2019). Crime victim service providers’ needs and barriers: Rurality and ‘high need.’ Journal of Interpersonal Violence. doi: 10.1177/0886260519834100

Roth, J. J., & King, L. L. (2019). Sex-based predictors of male and female property crime arrest rates: Disadvantage and drug use. Women & Criminal Justice, 29(2), 112-127. doi: 10.1080/08974454.2018.1502724

Swerin, D., Growette Bostaph, L., King, L. L., & Gillespie, L. K. (2018). Police response to children present at domestic violence incidents. Child Maltreatment, 23(4), 417-425. doi: 10.1177/1077559518778795

King, L. L., & Roberts, J. J. (2017). The complexity of public attitudes toward sexcrimes. Victims & Offenders, 12(1), 71-89. doi: 10.1080/15564886.2015.1005266

Technical Reports

King, L. L., Gillespie, L. K., Lee, J. G., & Gilbert, S. (2019). Crime on Idaho tribal lands: 2010-2017. Prepared for the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Idaho. Boise, ID.

King, L. L., & Growette Bostaph, L. M. (2017). Demographic analysis of clients served at the Nampa Family Justice Center: October-December, 2013. Prepared for the Nampa Family Justice Center. Nampa, ID.

King, L. L. (2016). Idaho Victim Assistance Academy: Basic 2016 evaluation. Prepared forthe Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence. Boise, ID.

Murdoch, D. M., King, L. L., & O’Very, C. (2016). Inmate video visitation program evaluation. Prepared for the Ada County Sheriff’s Office. Boise, ID.

Growette Bostaph, L. M., King, L. L., Gillespie, L. K., & Goodson, A. (2015). Crime victims in Idaho: An assessment of needs and services. Prepared for the Idaho Council on Domestic Violence and Victim Assistance. Boise, ID.

Book Contributions

King, L. L. (2017). The role of victims in the justice system. In L. M. Growette Bostaph & D. M. Swerin (Eds.), Victimology: Crime victimization and victim services. New York, NY: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, Inc.

Gillespie, L. K. & King, L. L. (2015). Legislative origins, reforms, and future directions. In Richards & C. Marcum (Eds.), Sexual victimization: Then and now (p. 15-32). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

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Curriculum Vita for Dr. Laura King

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