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About Joan A Reid, Ph.D.

Joan A. Reid is Associate Professor of Criminology at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. She earned her Ph.D. in Criminology from the University of South Florida in 2010. Her research concerns include human trafficking, sexual violence, child maltreatment, victimology, and recovery of crime victims. For ten years, Dr. Reid has counseled individuals recovering from sexual trauma including youth in foster care and detained in juvenile justice facilities. She maintains her license as a mental health counselor as well as national certifications as a clinical mental health and rehabilitation counselor. Dr. Reid’s research on human trafficking, sexual victimization and child maltreatment has appeared in journals such as Violence and Victims, Child Maltreatment, Victims & Offenders, and Criminal Justice and Behavior.


2018 - Present Associate Professor of Criminology and Chair, University of South Florida

Curriculum Vitae


2016 - 2018 A Longitudinal Investigation of Trauma Exposure, Retraumatization, and Post-Traumatic Stress of Justice-Involved Adolescents
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention - OJJDP-2016-10040
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Colleague(s): Thomas Loughran
2012 - 2014 Assessing Trauma Bonding in Trafficked Youth: An Exploratory Study
American Psychological Association
American Psychology-Law Society Early Career Professional Grant
Role: Principal Investigator
2007 - 2008 Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking in the United States
U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance - 2006-DD-BX-K294
Role: Field Researcher and Field Report Author
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Ph.D., University of South Florida ‐ Criminology
MA, University of South Florida ‐ Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling

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