Tracy L. Tamborra, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor
Criminal Justice
Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences
Education

Ph.D., City University of New York, 2008

M.S., University of New Haven, 2000

B.S., University of New Haven, 1996

About Tracy

Dr. Tamborra's research interests include domestic violence, sexual assault/abuse, and the effects of the criminal justice system on women, persons of color, persons affected by poverty and other traditionally marginalized groups.

Recently Published Books and Articles
Books/Chapters

Stanley, D., Pfeifer, H., Wasileski, G., & Tamborra, T.L. (Forthcoming). Victimology: The Transformation Into the 21st Century, 1st Edition. Kendall/Hunt Publishing.

Tamborra, T.L. (2014). African American females and domestic violence. African Americans and Criminal Justice: An Encyclopedia. Greenwood Press: CA.

Peer Reviewed Journals

Dutton, L. B., Tamborra, T.L., & Pittman, M. (In press). Police officers’ and victim advocates’ experiences with and perceptions of the Lethality Assessment Program. Criminal Justice Policy Review.

Dutton, L. B., Tamborra, T.L., & Narchet, F. M. (In press). Domestic violence agency personnel’s experiences with and perceptions of the Lethality Assessment Program. Violence and Victims.

Tamborra, T. L. (2016). Quando le politiche e le leggi pensate per le aree residenziali sono applicate ai residenti delle aree urbane - Una critica delle leggi e delle ricerche in materia di stalking. Jura Gentium, Rivista di filosofia del diritto internazionale e della politica globale, ISSN 1826-8269. http://www.juragentium.org/forum/violenzadonne/index.html
(Title translation: When politics and law developed for suburban residents are applied to urban residents: A critique of law and research on stalking.)

Muzzica, R., Tamborra, T.L. & Amarelli, G. (2015). Emerging cultural offenses and Italian criminal law: A challenge for criminal law. International Journal of Criminology and Sociology, 4, 141 – 153.

Raghavan, C., Cohen, S., & Tamborra, T.L. (2014). Development and Preliminary Validation of the Multidimensional Sexual Coercion Questionnaire. Sexual Aggression, 1-19. Doi: 10.1080/13552600.2014.917341

Tamborra, T.L., Terry, K., & Dutton, L. (2014). Verbally coerced sex: Does she have to say no? International Review of Victimology 20(2), 227 - 241.

Tamborra, T.L. (2012). Poor, urban, battered women who are stalked: How can we include their experiences? Feminist Criminology, 7(2), 112 - 129.

Tamborra, T.L. & Narchet, F. (2011). University Sexual Misconduct Policy: Prioritizing student-victim voices. Crime Prevention and Community Safety 13(1), 16-33.

Journalistic

Tamborra, T. (2016). Should teachers be armed: Experts pick sides. Featured expert contributor: Wallet Hub. https://wallethub.com/blog/should-teachers-be-armed/30580/

Tamborra, T. (2016). Is Donald Trump a scapegoat for some of our personal frustrations? Op-Ed published by the New Haven Register, November 15, 2016.

Tamborra, T. (2010). Rape is too common to be shocking. Op-Ed published by the New Haven Register, March 4, 2010.

Recent Conference Presentations

Dutton, L. B., Tamborra, T., & Pittman, M. (2016). Police officers’ experiences with and perceptions of the Lethality Assessment Program. American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Dutton, L. B., Tamborra, T., & Pittman, M. (2016). Police officers’ and victim advocates’ experiences with and perceptions of the Lethality Assessment Program. International Family Violence and Child Victimization Conference, Portsmouth, NH.

Courses Taught
  • CJ 210 Ethnic and Gender Issues in Criminal Justice
  • CJ 311 Criminology
  • CJ 411 Victimology
  • CJ 606 Domestic and Sexual Violence
  • CJ 618 Crime Victims: Rights and Services
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