Harris, Danielle Arlanda

Harris, Danielle Arlanda

Assoc Professor, Justice Studies


Preferred: danielle.harris@sjsu.edu


Preferred: (408) 924-2968

Office Hours

Tuesday 10:00 - 1:00pm; Thursday 3:00 - 5:00pm

Research Design, Methods, and Evaluation;
Senior Writing Workshop;
Senior Policy Seminar;
Theories of Crime and Delinquency;
White Collar Crime


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Foreign Institution, 2008


PhD (Criminology) 2008 Griffith University, Australia
MA (Criminology) 2004 University of Maryland, College Park
BA (Hons) (Justice Studies) 2001 Queensland University of Technology, Australia and University of Westminster, London.

Originally from Australia, Danielle has traveled to 18 countries, studied in three and lectured in two. Her research interests include various elements of sexual aggression and family violence (including specialization and versatility, intra-familial abuse, female perpetrators, and relevant international public policy); theory development, and research design.

She has presented papers at recent ATSA, ASC, FRL, and ACJS conferences and received the Gerry T Hotaling Student Research Award in 2006. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers. When she is not preparing classes or grading papers she enjoys travel, theatre, and music.