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McQuiller Williams

LaVerne
Professor
Phone: 
585.475.2935
Bio: 

LaVerne McQuiller Williams currently serves as Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts. Previously, she served as Chair of the Department of Criminal Justice. She holds a B.S. in Criminal Justice from RIT, a M.S. in Criminal Justice from Buffalo State College, a J.D. from Albany Law School, and a Ph.D. in Sociology from SUNY Buffalo. Dr. McQuiller Williams's primary research interests include intimate partner violence, restorative justice, therapeutic justice, and sex trafficking. She served as the faculty advisor for the RIT Prelaw Association and Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International from 1996-2016. She is also a past recipient of the Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching.

Bibliography: 

Porter, J., McQuiller Williams, L., & Love, K*. (forthcoming). “Interaction of auditory status, child maltreatment and victimization of intimate partner violence.” Athens Journal of Social Sciences. *Criminal Justice MS, RIT

Beaulieu, M., Dunton, C., McQuiller Williams, L., & Porter, J. L. (2017). The impact of sexual orientation on college student victimization: An examination of sexual minority and non-sexual minority student populations. Psychology, 8, 1728-1747.

Beaulieu, M., McQuiller Williams, L., & Porter, J. (2017).  “Intimate partner violence, sexual assault and sexual harassment in a college sample: Does auditory status and gender have an effect?” Psychology, 7, 387-411.

McQuiller Williams, L., Porter, J, Scott, J., Smith, T. & Vogt, T*. (2017)  “Investigating the risk of date rape by auditory status”. Violence and Victims, 32(6), 1044-1062. *Criminal Justice MS, RIT

McQuiller Williams, L. (2017). Sexual assault among Deaf and hard of hearing college students: A review. In Critical Perspectives on Sexual Violence on the College Campus: Centering Historically Marginalized Voices, edited by Jessica Harris, pp. 140-154. Sterling, Virginia: Stylus Publishing.

McQuiller Williams, L.  “Parham v. J.R.” (2017). Encyclopedia of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency, edited by Christopher Schreck. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. 

McQuiller Williams, L.  “Terry v. Ohio” (2017). Encyclopedia of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency, edited by Christopher Schreck. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. 

McQuiller Williams, L.  “Kent v. U.S.” (2017). Encyclopedia of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency, edited by Christopher Schreck. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. 

McQuiller Williams, L.  “In re Gault” (2017). Encyclopedia of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency, edited by Christopher Schreck. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. 

McQuiller Williams, L., Porter, J., & Smith, T. (2016). “Understanding date rape attitudes and behaviors: Exploring the influence of race, gender and prior sexual victimization”. Victims and Offenders: An International Journal of Evidence-based Research, Policy and Practice, 11, 2, 173-198.

McQuiller Williams, L., McCluskey, J., & Klofas, J. (2016). “Encouraging Curiosity in Criminal Justice: A Problem-based Approach”. In Criminal Justice for the Curious: Why Study Criminal Justice, edited by Kishor Vaidya. Canberra, Australia: Canberra Press.

McQuiller Williams, L. & Porter, J. (2015). “The relationship between child maltreatment and partner violence victimization and perpetration among college students: A focus on auditory status and gender.” Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 30, 13, 2304-2325.

McQuiller Williams, L. (2014) "Sex in the city: Why and how sex workers select their locations for business." Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, 43, 659-694.

McQuiller Williams, L., & Porter, J. (2014) "A comparison of Deaf and hard of hearing college students' experiences and risk factors of psychological and physical abuse." Sage Open Access. Doi: 10.1177/2158244013518930.

Porter, J., & McQuiller Williams, L. (2013) "Dual marginality: The impact of auditory status and sexual orientation on abuse in a college sample of women and men." Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, 22(6), 577-589.

Porter, J.,  & McQuiller Williams, L. (2011) "Intimate violence among underrepresented groups on a college campus." Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 26, 3210-3224.

Porter, J., & McQuiller Williams, L. (2011) "Auditory status and experiences of abuse among college students." Violence and Victims, 26, 788-798.

McQuiller Williams, L. (2011) "Olmstead v. U.S." The Twenties in America", edited by C. Rollyson. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.

McQuiller Williams, L. (2011) "Wolf v. Colorado." The Forties in America", edited by T.T. Lewis. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press.