Lynn Pazzani

Lynn Pazzani

Assistant Professor of Criminology

Phone: 678-839-6328 | Fax:


Office: Pafford Social Science Building 236

Hours: Monday 11 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday 11 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday 10 am - 11 am


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 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-4200 (Violent Crime)    
    • CRIM-4231 (Women & Criminal Justice)    
    • CRIM-4233 (Gangs)    
    • CRIM-6342 (Crisis Intervention)    
  • 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
  • Fall 2014 Sections
    • CRIM-4003 (Statistics for Social Sciences) Section: N01
    • CRIM-4003 (Statistics for Social Sciences) Section: 01
    • CRIM-4200 (Violent Crime) Section: 01