Bonnie S. Fisher
TBR | Criminal Justice
Bonnie S. Fisher is a professor and director of the Distance Learning Master's Program at the University of Cincinnati School of Criminal Justice. She received her Ph.D. in political science from Northwestern University in 1988. Fisher was the principal investigator for four federally funded research projects involving the victimization of college students, the sexual victimization of college women, violence against college women, and campus-level responses to a report of sexual assault. She was also on a National Academy of Sciences Panel on Estimating the Incidence of Rape and Sexual Assault in Bureau of Justice Statistics Household Surveys last year. Fisher is currently the co-PI on NIJ- and NIH-sponsored research grants. Her research interests include issues concerning the sexual violence against women, repeat victimization, fear of crime, the measurement of victimization, injury detection of rape victims, and the court’s use of digital images in the prosecution of rape cases. She has published in Criminology, Justice Quarterly, The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Research in Crime and Delinquency and Violence and Victims.