Jillian Turanovic received her Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Arizona State University. Her research focuses on violent victimization, offending, criminological theory, and correctional policy. She is the author of over 30 peer-reviewed articles and the book, Thinking About Victimization: Context and Consequences (2019, Routledge).

Research Interests

Violent Victimization | Crime and Deviance | Incarceration | Life Course

Education

Ph.D. 2015, Arizona State University; Criminology and Criminal Justice

M.S. 2011, Arizona State University; Criminology and Criminal Justice

B.A. 2009, Grant MacEwan University; Psychology

Grants

A Comprehensive Assessment of Deadly Mass Shootings, 1980-2018. National Institute of Justice ($289,810), 2019-2020.

Stars of HOPE Program Impact Study. New York Says Thank You Foundation ($25,000), 2018.

Palm Beach County Victim Services Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Related Deaths Demonstration Project. Office for Victims of Crime ($579,965), 2017-2020.

Examining Race and Gender Disparities in Restricted Housing Placements. W.E.B. DuBois Fellowship Program, National Institute of Justice ($100,000), 2017-2018.

Individual, Institutional, and Community Sources of School Violence: A Meta-Analysis. National Institute of Justice ($380,122), 2016-2018.

Understanding Gender, Racial, and Ethnic Differences in the Relationship between Prison Visitation and Recidivism. National Science Foundation ($168,946), 2016-2017.

The Heterogeneous Consequences of Adolescent Victimization in Early Adulthood. First Year Assistant Professor Summer Award, Florida State University ($20,000), 2016.

Recent Publications

Turanovic, Jillian J. 2019. “Heterogeneous Effects of Adolescent Violent Victimization on Problematic Outcomes in Early Adulthood.” Criminology 57:105-135.

Turanovic, Jillian J . 2019. “Victimization and Desistance from Crime.” Journal of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology 5:86-106.

Turanovic, Jillian J. and Melinda Tasca. 2019. “Inmates’ Experiences with Prison Visitation.” Justice Quarterly 36:287-322.

Turanovic, Jillian J. 2019. “Heterogeneous Effects of Adolescent Violent Victimization on Problematic Outcomes in Early Adulthood.” Criminology. doi: 10.1111/1745-9125.12198.

Turanovic, Jillian J. and Travis C. Pratt. 2019. “Thinking About Victimization: Context and Consequences.” New York: Routledge.

Selected Publications

Myers, Wesley, Kristin Lloyd, Jillian J. Turanovic, and Travis C. Pratt. 2018. “Revisiting a Criminological Classic: The Cycle of Violence.” Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice 34:266-286.

Turanovic, Jillian J., Travis C., and Alex R. Piquero. 2018. “Structural Constraints, Risky Lifestyles, and Repeat Victimization.” Journal of Quantitative Criminology 34:251-274.

Turanovic, Jillian J. and Travis C. Pratt. 2017. “Consequences of Violent Victimization for Native American Youth in Early Adulthood.” Journal of Youth and Adolescence 46:1333-1350.

Turanovic, Jillian J. and Jacob T.N. Young. 2016. “Violent Offending and Victimization in Adolescence: Social Network Mechanisms and Homophily.” Criminology 54:487-519.