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Danielle L. Boisvert

Director, Criminal Justice Graduate Programs and Assistant Department Chair

  • 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)


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

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


  • Armstrong, T., Boisvert, D., Flores, S., Symonds, M., & Gangitano, D. (2017). Heart rate, serotonin transporter linked polymorphic region (5-HTTLPR) genotype, and violence in an incarcerated sample. Journal of Criminal Justice, 51, 1-8.
  • Newsome, J., Vaske, J., Kehring, K., & Boisvert, D. (2016). Sex differences in sources of resilience and vulnerability to risk for delinquency. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 45, 730-745.
  • Sumner, J., Boisvert, D, & Anderson, J. (2016). The effects of stress and social support on externalizing behaviors among children in military families. Deviant Behavior, 37, 246-262.
  • Boisvert, D., & Vaske, J. (2017). Policy implications of biosocial criminology. In A. Somit & S. Peterson (Eds.), Biology and politics. United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

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