Xavier L. Guadalupe-Diaz

Associate Professor, Framingham State University

Areas of Expertise

  • Intimate relationships
  • Sociological criminology
  • Victimology
  • Gender and sexuality
  • Queer criminology

Key Findings


Xavier Guadalupe-Diaz, Associate Professor of Sociology at Framingham State University, is an expert in violence in intimate relationships, sociological criminology and victimology, gender and sexuality and queer criminology.

Guadalupe-Diaz previously served as an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and as the interim criminology coordinator at Framingham State University. He has received several honors and awards for his work, including the Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activity. He is the author of the book, “Transgressed: Intimate Partner Violence in Transgender Lives.”

His work has been published in various journals, including Deviant Behavior, the Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, and Trauma and Sociology Compass.

Guadalupe-Diaz earned his Ph.D. from the University of Central Florida and his M.S. and B.S. from Virginia Commonwealth University.