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Crime Victims Institute (CVI)

Cortney Franklin


  • Ph.D. Criminal Justice, Washington State University (2008)
  • M.A. Criminal Justice, Washington State University (2004)
  • B.A. Political Science (Cum Laude), Gonzaga University (2001)
  • A.A. Liberal Arts, Spokane Community College (1999)


Office: A-175B
Phone: (936) 294-3123

Areas of Expertise:
Gender and Justice, Violence against Women, Institutional/Community Corrections, Women Inmates and Offenders, Custodial Health Care, Prison Violence, Fear of Crime


  • Franklin, C.A., Menaker, T.A., & Kercher, G.A. (2012). Risk and resiliency factors that mediate the effect of family-of-origin violence on adult intimate partner victimization and perpetration. Victims & Offenders. Advance online publication.
  • Franklin, C.A., & Kercher, G.A. (2012). The intergenerational transmission of Intimate Partner Violence: Differentiating correlates in a random community sample. Journal of Family Violence, 27(3), 187-199.
  • Franklin, C.A., Bouffard, L.A., & Pratt, T.C. (2012). Sexual assault on college campus: Fraternity affiliations, male peer support and low self-control. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 39(11), 1457-1480.
  • Franklin, C. (2010). Physically Forced, Alcohol-Induced, and Verbally Coerced Sexual Victimization: Assessing Risk Factors Among University Women. Journal of Criminal Justice, 38(2), 149-159.
  • Franklin, C.A. (2010). The effect of victim attitudes and behaviors on sexual assault victimization severity: An examination of university women. Women and Criminal Justice, 20, 239-262.

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