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Analisa Gagnon

Visiting Assistant Professor


Dakota Hall 131



Analisa Gagnon is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at University of South Dakota. Her research focuses on victimology, specifically in regards to victim-police interactions and fear of victimization. She received her PhD from Arizona State University, her M.A. from The Catholic University of America, and her B.A. from West Virginia University.

Teaching Interests:

Victims and the Criminal Justice System<br>Victimology<br>Criminological Theory<br>Criminal Justice

Research Interests:

Victimization<br>Policing<br>Rural Crime<br>Minority Experiences with the Criminal Justice System


  • Ph D, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2020
  • MA, Sociology, The Catholic University of America, 2014
  • BA, Criminology, West Virginia University, 2011