Sociology and Criminology


Dr. Christina Lanier

Dr. Christina Lanier
Bear Hall 124

  • 2006 Ph.D. Sociology, University of Delaware
  • 2000 M.A. Applied Sociology, University of Central Florida
  • 1998 B.A. Sociology, University of Central Florida

Specialty Areas

  • American Indian Victimization and Offending
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Program Evaluation
  • Substance Use and Abuse among College Students

Professional Associations

  • American Society of Criminology
  • Sociologist for Women in Society
  • American Evaluation Association
  • Alpha Phi Sigma Chapter Advisor

Current Research Projects

  • Patterns of Homicide and Suicide among American Indians
  • Social Dynamics of Rural and Urban IPV
  • Illicit Prescription Drug Use on Campus
  • IPV and Reasons for Return


Courses Taught


  • Social Research Methods
  • Evaluation, Methods and Policy


  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Minorities, Crime and Criminal Justice Policy
  • Methods of Social Research 
  • Research Methods in Criminal Justice