Michelle Harris

Assistant Professor of Criminology
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 


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.  - publication
Harris, M.N. & Daigle, L.E. (2021). Mental Illness and its Link to Illegal Street Market Activity: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and How they Compare to Violence. Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 65(12), 1335-1355.  - publication
Harris, M.N., Baumann, M.L., Teasdale, B. & Link, B.G. (2020). Estimating the Relationship between Perceived Stigma and Victimization of People with Mental Illness. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. DOI: 0886260520926326 - publication
Daigle, L.E., Harris, M.N., & Teasdale, B.E. (2020). Psychopathy and Victimization: What Mechanisms Mediate the Relationship? Criminal Justice and Behavior, 47(7), 886-904. - publication
Daigle, L.E., Harris, M. N., & Mummert, S. J. (2019). Crime Victims and Their Unmet Civil Legal Needs: Pro Bono Service Provision Among Private Attorneys. Journal of Victimology and Victim Justice, 2(1), 26-46.  - publication
Daigle, L.E. & Harris, M.N. (2018). Recurring Victimization: What Role Does Head Injury Play? Journal of Criminal Justice, 58, 78-86.  - publication
Harris, M.N. & Teasdale, B. (2017). The Indirect Effect of Social Network Characteristics and Normative Beliefs on the Association between Adolescent Depressive Symptomatology and Binge Drinking. Deviant Behavior, 38(9), 1074-1088. - publication
Teasdale, B., Baumann, M.L., & Harris, M.N. (2016). “The Threat Control Override Model.” In Robert D. (Dean) Morgan (Eds.). The SAGE Encyclopedia of Criminal Psychology. - publication


Assistant Professor
University of Texas at Dallas [2020–Present]
Managing Editor
Georgia State University [2017–2019]
Journals: Criminal Justice Review and International Criminal Justice Review
Research Assistant
Georgia State University [2017–2020]


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