Christina DeJong

Christina  DeJong
  • Emeritus Associate Professor
  • School of Criminal Justice
  • PhD 1994, University of Maryland
  • MA 1992, University of Maryland
  • BA 1990, University of Texas


Curriculum Vitae

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Christina DeJong is an Emeritus Associate Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University. Her research uses an intersectional perspective to study issues related to crime and justice, including gender, sexuality, race, and ethnicity.

Areas of Expertise

  • Queer Criminology
  • Sexual Violence
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Quantitative Methods

Selected Publications

"A Human Being Like Other Victims": The Media Framing of Trans Homicide in the United States

Year: 2021 Authors: DeJong, C., Helm, B., & Morgan, S.J. Publisher: Critical Criminology

Male Rape in Context: Measures of Intolerance and Support for Male Rape Myths (MRMs)

Year: 2020 Authors: DeJong, C., Morgan, S., & Cox, A. Publisher: Criminal Justice Studies


Protections for Transgender Inmates Under PREA: A Comparison of State Correctional Policies in the United States

Year: 2019 Authors: Malkin, M., & DeJong, C. Publisher: Sexuality Research and Social Policy


Measuring Journal Prestige in Criminal Justice and Criminology

Year: 2018 Authors: DeJong, C., & St. George, S. Journal: Journal of Criminal Justice Education