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Laverne McQuiller

Associate Dean
Dean’s Office
College of Liberal Arts

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Laverne McQuiller

Associate Dean
Dean’s Office
College of Liberal Arts

Education

BS, Rochester Institute of Technology; JD, Albany Law School of Union University; MA, Buffalo State College; Ph.D., University at Buffalo

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.

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Invited Keynote/Presentation
Porter, Judy and LaVerne McQuiller Williams. "Interaction of Auditory Status, Child Maltreatment, Victimization, and Perpetration of Intimate Partner Violence." 12th Annual International Conference on Sociology. Athens Institute for Education and Research. Athens, Greece. 8 May 2018. Conference Presentation.
Williams, LaVerne McQuiller. "Sexual Violence and Help-Seeking Behaviors in Deaf Survivors of Sexual Assault." Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. ACJS. New Orleans, LA. 14 Feb. 2018. Conference Presentation.
Williams, LaVerne McQuiller. "The Relationship Between Child Maltreatment and Partner Violence Victimization and Perpetration Among College Students: A Focus on Auditory Status and Gender." Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. San Fransico, CA. 1 Oct. 2014. Conference Presentation.
Porter, Judy and LaVerne McQuiller Williams. "Addressing Violence Against Women: A Comparison of Spain and Italy." Annual Meeting of the International Organization of Social Sciences and Behavioral Research. International Organization of Social Sciences and Behavioral Research. Las Vegas, NV. 14 Oct. 2013. Conference Presentation.
Porter, Judy and LaVerne McQuiller Williams. "The Impact of Auditory Status and Sexual Orientation on Abuse in A College Sample of Women and Men." Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology. American Society of Criminology. Atlanta, GA. 23 Nov. 2013. Conference Presentation.
Porter, Judy and LaVerne McQuiller Williams. "Deaf and Hard of Hearing Gay, Lesbian or Bisexual College Students: Sexual, Psychological, and Physical Abuse." Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Toronto, Canada. 5 Mar. 2011. Conference Presentation.
Porter, Judy and LaVerne McQuiller Williams. "African-American College Students Experiences of Sexual, Psychological and Physical Violence." American Society of Criminology. American Society of Criminology. Washington, DC. 5 Nov. 2011. Conference Presentation.
Journal Paper
Williams, LaVerne McQuiller and Judy L. Porter. "The Relationship between Family of Origin Violence, Interpersonal Victimization, and Race/Ethnicity in a College Sample." Criminology and Sociology 1. (2018): 54-62. Print.
Williams, LaVerne McQuiller, et al. "The Impact of Sexual Orientation on College Student Victimization: An Examination of Sexual Minority and Non-Sexual Minority Student Populations." Psychology 8. (2017): 1728-1747. Web.
Williams, LaVerne McQuiller, Mark Beaulieu, and Judy Porter. "Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment in a College Sample: Does Auditory Status and Gender Have an Effect?" Psychology 8. (2017): 387-411. Web.
Williams, LaVerne McQuiller, et al. "Investigating the Risk of Date Rape by Auditory Status." Violence and Victims 32. (2017): 1044-1062. Print.
Williams, LaVerne McQuiller, Judy Porter, and Tony Smith. "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 (2016): 173-198. Print.
Williams, LaVerne McQuiller and Porter, Judy. "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 (2015): 2304-2325. Print.
Williams, LaVerne McQuiller. "Sex in the City: Why and How Sex Workers Select Their Locations for Business." Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 43. 6 (2014): 659-694. Print.
Williams, LaVerne McQuiller. "Sex in The City: Why and How Sex Workers Select Their Locations for Business." Journal of Contemporary Ethnography. (2013) Web.
Williams, LaVerne McQuiller and Judy Porter. "Dual Marginality: The Effects of the Intersection of Auditory Status and Sexual Orientation on Abuse in A College Sample of Women and Men." Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, and Trauma 22. 6 (2013): 577-589. Print.
Porter, Judy and LaVerne McQuiller Williams. "Intimate Violence Among Underrepresented Groups on a College Campus." Journal of Interpersonal Violence 26. 16 (2011): 3210-3224. Print.
Porter, Judy and LaVerne McQuiller Williams. "Auditory Status and Experiences of Abuse Among College Students." Violence and Victims 26. 6 (2011): 788-798. Print.
Book Chapter
Williams, LaVerne McQuiller. "Sexual Assault Among Deaf and Hard of Hearing College Students: A Review." Critical Perspectives on Sexual Violence on the College Campus: Centering Historically Marginalized Voices. Ed. Jessica Harris. Sterling, Virginia: Stylus Publishing, 2017. 140-154. Print.
Williams, LaVerne McQuiller, John McCluskey, and John Klofas. "Encouraging Curiosity in Criminal Justice: A Problem-based Approach." Critical Perspectives on Sexual Violence on the College Campus: Centering Historically Marginalized Voices. Ed. Kishor Vaidya. Canberra, Australia: Canberra Press, 2016. 120-146. Print.
Invited Article/Publication
Williams, LaVerne McQuiller, et al. "Juror Stress Pilot Intervention." Monroe County District Attorney\\\'s Office. (2014). Print.
Williams, LaVerne McQuiller and Judy Porter. "A Comparison of Deaf College Students, and Hard of Hearing College Students Experiences and Risk Factors of Psychological and Physical Abuse." Sage Open Access. (2014). Web.
Published Article
McQuiller-Williams, LaVerne."Wolf v. Colorado." The Forties in America. Ed.Thomas T. Lewis. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 2010. 1067-8. Print.