Alondra D. Garza, MA
Alondra D. Garza is a doctoral candidate at Sam Houston State University (expected May 2022) and incoming assistant professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Central Florida and an affiliate with the Violence Against Women Faculty Research Cluster. Her research focuses on the criminal justice response to violence against women and how the social stratification of victims (e.g. gender, race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, legal status, etc.) influences responses, treatment, and decision-making. In 2021, she was selected as a Ruth D. Peterson Fellow by the American Society of Criminology. Her recent work has appeared in Crime & Delinquency, Criminal Justice and Behavior, and Journal of Interpersonal Violence, among others.