- Assistant Professor
Tara Sutton has recently joined the faculty at Mississippi State University Fall 2018 after receiving her Ph.D. from the Department of Sociology at the University of Georgia. Dr. Sutton’s research is focused on the social and family contexts of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, child abuse, and other criminal, violent, and deviant behavior among adolescents and young adults. She is particularly interested in violence against women and children, the intergenerational transmission of violence, and youth deviance. She is also proficient in several advanced statistical techniques.