Alison Marganski

Assistant Professor of Criminology, Le Moyne College

Areas of Expertise

  • Gender and violence
  • Intimate partner violence
  • Cyber-stalking
  • Victimization
  • Online harassment
  • Victim support services

Key Findings

  • This study investigates whether the criminological construct of attachment plays a role in the link between family violence victimization experiences in childhood and adult violent behavior. MORE
  • This study explores the extent of cyber aggression victimization in intimate relationships and its co-occurrence with in-person experiences of psychological, physical, and sexual partner violence. MORE


Alison Marganski, Assistant Professor of Criminology at Le Moyne College, is an expert in gender and violence, intimate partner violence, victimization, cyber-stalking and online harassment.

Marganski works with organizations that address violence-related issues and serves as a board member for the Association for Applied & Clinical Sociology. She consulted with the Center for Problem-Oriented Policing at the Department of Justice and the greater Newark community. Marganski was selected for the Mednick Memorial Fellowship Award and traveled to Poland as part of her cross-cultural research study on socially interactive technology and contemporary dating relationships.

She has been published in academic journals including the Journal of Interpersonal Violence, International Criminal Justice Review and Violence & Victims.

Marganski received her Ph.D. and M.A. in Criminology from Rutgers University and B.S. from the College of New Jersey.

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