Amanda Osuna

Amanda  Osuna
  • PhD Candidate
  • School of Criminal Justice
  • MS 2018, Florida Atlantic University
  • BA 2015, University of Central Florida


Curriculum Vitae



Latina/o/x Criminology

Research Consortium on Gender Based Violence

Chicanx/Latinx Association

Consortium for Sexual and Gender Minority Health

Google Scholar


Amanda is originally from Venezuela and migrated to sunny South Florida in 2003. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Legal Studies from the University of Central Florida in 2015 and her Master’s Degree in Criminology from Florida Atlantic University in 2018. She will be graduating with a Ph.D. in Criminology from Michigan State University in the Summer of 2023. She has certificates in DEI, Law & Society, Policing, and Crime and Criminal Behavior. Her research focuses on sexual violence, vulnerability, betrayal, and the intersectionality of marginalized identities. Her most recent work has been featured in Crime & Delinquency, Journal of Social Issues, and Studies in Conflict & Terrorism.


Pornography Use and Sexual Scripts Among Men Who Have Committed Sexual Offenses

Authors: Osuna, A. & Holt, K. Year: 2022 Journal: Crime & Delinquency

Mothers with justice-involved sons: Socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 by neighborhood disorder in the United States

Authors: LaBerge, A., Osuna, A., Cavanagh, C., & Cauffman, E. Year: 2022 Journal: Journal of Social Issues

Examining Online Indicators of Extremism in Violent Right-Wing Extremist Forums

Authors: Scrivens, R., Osuna, A., Chermak, S., Whitney, M., & Frank, R. Year: 2021 Journal: Studies in Conflict & Terrorism

Perceived Student Vulnerabilities during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Authors: Osuna, A., Darcy, K., Woessner, Z., & Hamm, J. Year: 2021 Publisher: Michigan State University