Michelle N. Harris

Michelle N. Harris

Assistant Professor of Criminology
 
972-883-2485
GR 3.528
Tags: Criminology & Criminal Justice

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Criminology
Georgia State University - 2020
M.S. - Criminology
Georgia State University - 2016
B.A. - Criminal Justice
University of Arkansas - 2014
B.A. - Psychology
University of Arkansas - 2014

Research Areas

  • Mental Health and Criminological Processes 
  • Mental Health and Victimization 
  • Victimization 
  • Resilience

Publications

Harris, M. N. (2023). Resilience and Violent Victimization of Youth With Mental Disorders: Group Differences Based on Sex?. Crime & Delinquency, 00111287231161528. - publications
Laane, S.*, Cook, L., Spence, J., Harris, M.N., & Chapman, S. (2022). Effects of Online Brain Training on Self-Reported Mental Health Symptoms for Generally Healthy Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Brain and Behavior, e2853.   - publications
Harris, M.N. & Daigle, L.E. (2022). Resiliency from Violent Victimization for People with Mental Disorders: An Examination of the Utility of Several Resiliency Models. International Review of Victimology. https://doi.org/10.1177/02697580221141105 - publications
Teasdale, B., Harris, M.N., Bradley, M., Shammi, S., & Ivanich, J.E. (2022). Adult-Onset and Adolescent-Limited Suicidal Ideation¾ A Developmental Approach to Suicide. Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare, 49(1), 25-46.  - publications
Harris, M. N., & Daigle, L. E. (2021). Resiliency from Violent Victimization for People with Mental Disorders: an Examination Using a Community Sample. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 1-26.

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Konkel, R. H., Harris, M.N., & Hoffman, C. Y. (2022). Are we Truly “Safer-At-Home”? A Test of Contextual Effects on Mental Health and Drug Overdose Incidents During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of Drug Issues, 52(3), 349-365. - publications
Lee, Y., Harris, M.N., & Kim, J. (2022). Gender Differences in Cyberbullying Victimization from a Developmental Perspective: An Examination of Risk and Protective Factors. Crime & Delinquency, 68(13-14), 2422-2451. - publications
Harris, M.N. & Teasdale, B. (2021). The Prediction of Repeated Violence Amongst Individuals with Serious Mental Disorders: Situational vs. Dispositional Factors. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 36(1-2), 691-721.  - publications

Appointments

Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
University of Texas at Dallas [2020–Present]
Affiliated Faculty of Public Health
University of Texas at Dallas [2023–Present]

Presentations

Harris, M.N. (Spring, 2024). Recurring Victimization and Mental Illness: The Role of Situational and Dispositional Factors. Paper will be presented at the Annual meetings of Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Chicago, IL.
Harris, M.N. (Fall, 2023). Resilience, Mental Health, and Victimization: Differences between Youth with Mental Disorders Compared to the General Population?. Paper presented at the Annual meetings of American Society of Criminology, Philadelphia, PA.
Harris, M.N. (Spring, 2023). Mediating the Violent Victimization-Mental Illness Relationship: A Test of Lifestyles/Routine Activities and Control Theories. Paper presented at the Annual meetings of Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Baltimore, MD.
Dore, G.*, Harris, M.N., Krawjeski, A. (Spring, 2023). Social Bonds and Developmental Trajectories of Psychopathy. Paper will be presented at the Annual meetings of Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Baltimore, MD.
Harris, M.N. & Konkel, R.H. (Fall, 2022). Safer or Endangered at Home?: Examining Neighborhood Effects on Family Violence. Paper presented at the Annual meetings of American Society of Criminology, Atlanta, GA.

Affiliations

American Society of Criminology
Division of Victimology, American Society of Criminology
Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
Division of Victimology, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
Executive Counselor, Division of Victimology, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences