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College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences

Faculty and Staff Profile

Kristin Lloyd

Assistant Professor

Office: 124D Brackett Hall

Phone: (864) 656-3238


Educational Background

Ph.D. Criminology
Florida State University, 2021

M.S. Criminology
Florida State University, 2017

B.S. Criminology & Sociology
Florida State University, 2015

Courses Taught

Atrocity Crimes


Dr. Kristin Lloyd is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, and is also a Faculty Affiliate in the Center for Criminal Justice and Social Research at Clemson University and in the National Youth Advocacy and Resilience Research Center at Georgia Southern University. Dr. Lloyd earned her PhD in Criminology from Florida State University in 2021, and is a proud 3-time FSU alumna. Her research focuses on victimization of vulnerable populations (such as LGBTQ+ youth and justice-involved youth) and social support in a life-course context. Dr. Lloyd's research has been published in journals such as Journal of Youth and Adolescence, Journal of School Violence, and Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology. Her teaching interests include criminological theory, victimology, criminal justice policy, and human rights.

Research Interests

Victimization; Life-Course Criminology; Social Support

Research Publications

Selected Publications:

Turanovic, J. J., Siennick, S. E., & Lloyd, K. M. (2023). Consequences of victimization on perceived friend support during adolescence. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 52, 519–532.

Young, B. C., Brady, C. M., & Lloyd, K. M. (2023). Risk level and variation in social support access among justice-involved youth. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, 21(2), 83–105.

Lloyd, K. M., Posick, C., & Stevens, J. (2022). Physical and sexual assault, and negative perceptions of health: does age of onset matter? Journal of Criminal Justice, 83.

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