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Deena Isom Scott

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Criminology and Criminal Justice
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone: 803-777-0107
Resources: Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
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Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
African American Studies Program
Deena Isom Scott


  • Ph.D. 2015, Emory University, Criminology and social psychology
  • M.S. 2009, Northeastern University, Criminology and criminal justice
  • B.S. 2006, The University of Georgia, Psychology
  • B.A. 2006, The University of Georgia, Criminal justice


Isom, D. (Forthcoming). Microaggressions, injustices, and racial identity: An empirical assessment of the theory of African American offending. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice. DOI: 10.1177/1043986215607253.

Hegtvedt, K. A. & Isom, D. (2014). Inequality: A matter of justice? In J. D. McLeod, M. Schwalbe, & E. Lawler (eds.), Handbook of Social Psychology of Inequality. New York: Springer.

Agnew, R., Scheuerman, H., Grosholz, J., Isom, D., Watson, L., & Thaxton, S. (2011). Does victimization reduce self-control? A longitudinal analysis. Journal of Criminal Justice, 39, 169-174.