Lynn Pazzani

Lynn Pazzani

Assistant Professor of Criminology

Phone: 678-839-6328 | Fax:


Office: Pafford Social Science Building 223

Hours: Monday 10 am to 12 pm
Tuesday 11 am to 5 pm
Wednesday 10 am to 12 pm


Lynn Pazzani joined the Criminology Department at the University of West Georgia in 2014. She received her Ph.D. in Criminology, Law & Society from the University of California, Irvine in 2011. Her dissertation research was on sexual assault, and focused on the characteristics of an event that would lead someone to classify it as an assault, and how blame is attributed for the event. Her research interests include violence against women, victims of crime, and inequality in the criminal justice system, along with research method and statistics.


  • B.A., Sociology, Reed College, 2003
  • M.A., Social Ecology, University of California, Irvine, 2005
  • Ph.D., Criminology, Law & Society, University of California, Irvine, 2011

Courses and Sections

  • Courses Taught
    • CRIM-1100 (Intro to Criminal Justice)    
    • CRIM-4003 (Statistics for Social Sciences)    
    • CRIM-4231 (Women & Criminal Justice)    
    • CRIM-4232 (Family Violence)    
    • CRIM-4233 (Gangs)    
    • CRIM-4280 (Violence Against Women)    
    • CRIM-6003 (Applied Stats in Criminology)    
    • CRIM-6013 (Social Research)    
    • CRIM-6342 (Crisis Intervention)    
  • Spring 2016 Sections
    • CRIM-4003 (Statistics for Social Sciences) Section: 01
    • CRIM-4280 (Violence Against Women) Section: 01
    • CRIM-6003 (Applied Stats in Criminology) Section: 01
  • Fall 2015 Sections
    • CRIM-4003 (Statistics for Social Sciences) Section: 01
    • CRIM-4232 (Family Violence) Section: E01
    • CRIM-6013 (Social Research) Section: 01
  • Summer 2015 Sections
    • CRIM-1100 (Intro to Criminal Justice) Section: E01
    • CRIM-4233 (Gangs) Section: E01
  • Spring 2015 Sections
    • CRIM-4003 (Statistics for Social Sciences) Section: 01
    • CRIM-4231 (Women & Criminal Justice) Section: E01
    • CRIM-6342 (Crisis Intervention) Section: 01