Emily R. Strohacker, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, School of Public Affairs
Olmsted, W160
W160 Olmsted Bldg
Penn State Hbg
Middletown, PA 17057
Monday: 3:00 pm -6:00 pm, Tuesday: 10:00 am –11:00 am

Emily R. Strohacker is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice in the School of Public Affairs at Penn State Harrisburg. Dr. Strohacker received her M.A and Ph.D. from the University of Central Florida’s Department of Sociology. Her areas of research include criminology, deviance, and victimology, specifically in the areas of cyberbullying, cybercrimes, and human trafficking.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Criminology (ASC)
  • American Sociological Association (ASA)
  • Homicide Research Working Group (HRWG)
  • Criminology
  • Deviant behaviors
  • Cybercrimes
  • Human trafficking
  • Homicide
  • Suicide
  • Victimization

Priesman, Emily, Rameika Newman, and Jason A. Ford. (2017) “Cyberbullying Victimiza-tion and Substance Use among Adolescents: Results from the 2013 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey.” Journal of Psychoactive Drugs. Forthcoming.

Corzine, Jay, Lin Huff-Corzine, Emily Priesman, Jolene Vincent, Brielle Francis, and Sa-rah Ann Sacra. (2017). The Dark Side of the Sunshine State: Past and Future Policies to Identify and Resist Human Trafficking. Chapter 8 in Roberto Hugh Potter, Jeffrey W. Goltz, and Mike Gibson (Eds.) Human Trafficking: A System Wide Public Safety and Com-munity Approach. Forthcoming.

Nguyen, Jenny, Melanie Hinojosa, Sara Strickhouser, Rameika Newman, Emily Strohack-er, and Boniface Noyongoyo. 2017. “Family Predictors of Child Mental Health Condi-tions.” Journal of Family Issues. Online first 6 January. DOI: 10.1177/0192513x16684891.

Hinojosa, Melanie Sberna, Ramon Hinojosa, Jenny Nguyen, Melissa Bright and the Uni-versity of Central Florida Child Health Research Group. 2016. “Individualized Educa-tion Program Development Among Racially/Ethnically Diverse Children and Adolescents with Health Conditions.” Maternal and Child Health Journal. Online first 29 July. DOI: 10.1007/s10995-016-2142-6.

B.S.; M.A.; Ph.D. (Central Florida)

CRIMJ 100: Introduction to Criminal Justice
CRIMJ 465: Ethics in Criminal Justice