Laura E. Agnich
Dr. Laura E. Agnich received her Ph.D. in Sociology from Virginia Tech in 2011. Her research focuses on school violence, ranging from bullying to mass violence, as well as sexual assault and intimate partner violence among college students, and has been published in journals such as the Journal of School Violence, Violence against Women, Deviant Behavior, Journal of Crime and Justice, the American Journal of Criminal Justice, and Addictive Behaviors. In addition to maintaining an active research agenda, Dr. Agnich is the advisor for Georgia Southern’s Mock Mediation Club.
Her current research projects focus on school shootings in cross-national contexts, including police and civilian active shooter training, drills, and responses. In addition, she examines bullying, sexual assault, and dating violence in educational contexts including victimization among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) college students, and the association between victimization and drug use. Her teaching interests include Violent Crime; Violence Prevention; Disaster Management; Research Methods; Data Analysis; Gender and Crime; Victimology; Quantitative Research Design; and School Violence.
Last updated: 2/14/2017