Lisa Growette Bostaph
TBR | Criminal Justice
Lisa Growette Bostaph earned her Ph.D. in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati in 2004 with an emphasis in policing and criminal justice systems. She is an associate professor, interim department chair and graduate coordinator for the M.A. in criminal justice and the online graduate certificate in victim services in the Department of Criminal Justice at Boise State University. Bostaph teaches research methods, criminal justice theory, policing and victimology. Her research interests include the criminal justice system’s response to the victimization of women and racial disparities and policing. Over the past 10 years, she has engaged in community based research with law enforcement, prosecution, corrections, and victim services agencies. Governor Otter appointed Bostaph to the Commission on Pardons & Parole in 2012 and in 2013, as a voting member on the Idaho Criminal Justice Commission overseeing statewide criminal justice policies.