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Andia Azimi

Assistant Professor

  • Ph.D. Criminal Justice and Criminology, Georgia State University (2018)
  • M.S. Criminal Justice and Criminology, Georgia State University (2013)
  • B.S. Criminal Justice (Summa cum laude), Georgia State University (2011)


Office: C-219
Phone: (936) 294-3489

Areas of Expertise:
Victimization, Child/Adolescent Abuse, Outcomes of Victimization


Dr. Andia M. Azimi is an assistant professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Sam Houston State University. Dr. Azimi joined the faculty at SHSU in 2018 after completing her M.S. and Ph.D. at Georgia State University. Her research centers around victimization, with a focus on children and adolescents. She is especially interested in victimization that occurs early in life and its associated negative outcomes. She is also interested in violent victimization that occurs on college campuses or among college students. Her scholarly work has been published in peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Deviant Behavior, Drug and Alcohol Review, Violence and Victims, and the Journal of School Violence. In addition to her scholarly research, Dr. Azimi teaches undergraduate courses on ethics in criminal justice and the correctional system.

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