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Danielle L. Boisvert

Assistant Department Chair & Associate Professor, Director of Criminal Justice Graduate Programs

  • Ph.D. Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati (2009)
  • M.S. Forensic Sciences, George Washington University (2002)
  • B.S. Biology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada (2001)

dxb014@shsu.edu

Office: A-208
Phone: (936) 294-1644

Areas of Expertise:
Life-Course/Developmental Criminology, Biosocial Criminology, Behavioral Genetics

Biography:

Dr. Danielle Boisvert (Associate Professor) is the Assistant Department Chair and Director of Criminal Justice Graduate Programs in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology. She obtained her Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati (2009), her Masters in Forensic Sciences from the George Washington University (2002), and her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Western Ontario (2001). Her key research interests include life-course/developmental criminology, biosocial criminology, and behavioral genetics. She is part of a cross-disciplinary working group with faculty and students from various departments (e.g., psychology, biology, forensic science) to study the genetic and environmental influences on a variety of delinquent and criminal behaviors. She has published over 40 peer-reviewed journal articles and her work has appeared in Criminology, Justice Quarterly, Journal of Quantitative Criminology, Journal of Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice and Behavior, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, etc.

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