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Laura King, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Office Hours: Monday 3:00-4:00 and Wednesdays 12:00-1:00. As well as by appointment. 

EDUCATION:

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

RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

Refereed Journal Articles

Growette Bostaph, L. M., King, L. L., & Brady, P. Q. (2021). How victim credibility and cooperation influence investigative decision-making: Examining DOJ’s gender bias principles for investigating domestic and sexual violence. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, 44(4), 612-627. doi: 10.1108/PIJPSM-02-2021-0018

Murdoch, D. J., & King, L. L. (2020). ‘Not feeling like a caged animal’: Prisoner perceptions of a remote video visitation system. Journal of Crime and Justice, 43(2), 212-227. doi: 10.1080/0735648X.2019.1653216

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

Technical Reports

King, L. L., Growette Bostaph, L., Gillespie, L. K., Wells, J., & Jeffries, R. (2020). Idaho crime victim survey. Biennial Report on Victimization & Victim Services in Idaho, 1(4). Prepared for the Idaho Council on Domestic Violence and Victim Assistance. Boise, ID.

Growette Bostaph, L., Jeffries, R., King, L. L., & Gillespie, L. K., & Wells, J. (2020). Idaho’s Sexual Assault Kit Initiative: The effect of HB528 on sexual assault clearance rates.  Biennial Report on Victimization & Victim Services, 1(3). Prepared for the Idaho Council on Domestic Violence and Victim Assistance. Boise, ID.

King, L. L., Growette Bostaph, L., Gillespie, L. K., Wells, J., & Jeffries, R. (2020). Idaho crime victim service provider survey. Biennial Report on Victimization & Victim Services in Idaho, 1 (2). Prepared for the Idaho Council on Domestic Violence and Victim Assistance. Boise, ID.

Growette Bostaph, L., Jeffries, R., King, L. L., & Gillespie, L. K., & Wells, J. (2020). Emerging issues in                      victimization: The impact of the Clarke decision on policing’s response to victimization. Biennial Report on Victimization & Victim Services, 1 (1). 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.

Read Selected Works of Laura King on Scholarworks

Curriculum Vita for Dr. Laura King

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