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Two USF St. Petersburg campus faculty members were among a small group of professors across all USF campuses to receive the Dr. Kathleen Moore Faculty Excellence Award presented by the Women in Leadership & Philanthropy program.
May 4, 2021Research and Innovation
Along with the glitz and attention, the Super Bowl has been known to bring a seedier element to host locations: sex trafficking. But USF researchers say the widely held perception that the Super Bowl is a magnet for sex trafficking is largely unfounded.
February 1, 2021Research and Innovation
Dawn Cecil became fascinated by questions about the effects of the modern true crime genre – on victims, the accused and society at large. Three years later, she has published a book exploring those questions.
June 1, 2020Research and Innovation
Criminology professor Joan Reid and three colleagues have received a $92,000 grant to establish a research lab at USF’s St. Petersburg campus devoted to studying human trafficking.
May 19, 2020Research and Innovation
Shelly Wagers, an Assistant Professor of Criminology at USF St. Petersburg, wonders how we, as a community, can reduce rates of domestic violence, hold offenders accountable and keep victims safe?
Dr. Jill McCracken, USF St. Petersburg Professor of Rhetoric and Gender Studies, was honored with an Influential Scholar Award at the International Human Trafficking & Social Justice Conference in Toledo, Ohio this month.
September 30, 2019Research and Innovation