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Tia Stevens Andersen

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Criminology and Criminal Justice
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone: 803-777-3495
Resources: Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
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Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Tia Stevens Andersen


  • Ph.D. 2013, Michigan State University, Criminal justice
  • M.A. 2006, Bowling Green State University, Sociology
  • B.A. 2004, Oakland University, Sociology


  • Girls' delinquency and programming
  • Gender and racial inequalities in the juvenile justice system
  • Feminist theory
  • Intersections of race, class, and gender


Stevens Andersen, T. (2015). Race, ethnicity, and structural variations in youth risk of arrest: Evidence from a national longitudinal sample. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 42, 900-916.

Stevens, T. & Morash, M. (2015). Racial/ethnic disparities in boys' probability of arrest and court actions in 1980 and 2000: The disproportionate impact of "getting tough" on crime. Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, 13, 77-95.

Morash, M., Stevens, T., Yingling, J. (2014). Focus on the family: Juvenile court responses to girls and their caretakers. Feminist Criminology, 9, 298-322.