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Karen Weiss, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Sociology

Dr. Weiss earned an M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from Stony Brook University (2006) and M.A. in Women Studies from San Francisco State University (1997). Her new book, Party School: Crime, Campus and Community, examines campus crime victimization and looks at the consequences of extreme drinking for students and others in the college community. Her research on sexual victimization has been published in Theoretical Criminology, Violence against Women, Men and Masculinities, Feminist Criminology, and Violence and Victims. Her current research examines fighting, peer harassment and bystander non-intervention.