Tiana Gaudette

Tiana  Gaudette
  • PhD Student
  • School of Criminal Justice
  • MA 2019, Simon Fraser University
  • BA 2016, Simon Fraser University
  • 134 Baker Hall
  • 655 Auditorium Rd.
  • East Lansing, MI 48824
  • (517) 355-6653


Curriculum Vitae

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International CyberCrime Research Centre


Tiana Gaudette is a PhD student in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University and a Research Associate at the International CyberCrime Research Centre at Simon Fraser University. She is the project manager for The American School Shooting Study, an NIJ-funded study led by Dr. Steven Chermak (MSU), Dr. Joshua Freilich (John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY), and Dr. Brent Klein (University of South Carolina). She also serves as the International Student Representative for the MSU School of Criminal Justice Graduate Student Association as well as a Student Member for the American Society of Criminology Division on Terrorism and Bias Crimes. Tiana’s research interests include targeted violence, school shootings, violent extremism, and domestic terrorism. Her work has been published in Crime & Delinquency, New Media & Society, Terrorism and Political Violence, as well as in several edited book collections. Tiana received her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Criminology from Simon Fraser University.

Selected Publications

Gaudette, T., Petrie, E., Chermak, S., & Freilich, J. Media Coverage of School Shootings: A Distortion Analysis of Incident and Perpetrator Characteristics. (2023). Crime & Delinquency.

Gaudette, T., Scrivens, R., & Venkatesh, V. Disengaged but Still Radical? Pathways Out of Violent Right-Wing Extremism. (2022). Terrorism and Political Violence.

Scrivens, R., Davies, G., Gaudette, T., & Frank, R. Comparing Online Posting Typologies among Violent and NonViolent Right-Wing Extremists. (2022). Studies in Conflict & Terrorism.

Gaudette, T., Davies, G., & Scrivens, R. Criminological Perspectives on the Toronto 18. (2021). Manitoba Law Journal.

Gaudette, T., Scrivens, R., Davies, G., & Frank, R. Upvoting extremism: Collective identity formation and the extreme right on Reddit. (2020). New Media & Society.

Gaudette, T., Scrivens, R., & Venkatesh, V. The Role of the Internet in Facilitating Violent Extremism: Insights from Former Right-Wing Extremists. (2020). Terrorism and Political Violence.

Scrivens, R., Venkatesh, V., Bérubé, M., & Gaudette, T. Combating Violent Extremism: Voices of Former Right-Wing Extremists. (2019). Studies in Conflict & Terrorism.