Toniqua Mikell, PhD

Assistant Professor

Crime & Justice Studies

Curriculum Vitae


Liberal Arts 399C


2019University of South CarolinaPhD Criminology & Criminal Justice
2014University of South CarolinaMA Criminology & Criminal Justice
2012Winthrop UniversityBA Political Science & BA Sociology w/concentratio


  • Female Sex Offenders and the Media
  • Foundations in Justice Studies




Research Interests

  • Intersectional Criminology
  • Black Feminist Criminology
  • Queer Criminology
  • Prisoner Reentry
  • Social Justice

Select publications

Andersen, T.S., Isom Scott, D.A., Boehme, H, King, S. & Mikell, T. (2020).
What Matters to Formerly Incarcerated Men? Looking Beyond Recidivism as a Measure of Successful Reintegration
The Prison Journal

Burrow, J., Isom Scott, D., Mikell, T. (2019).
No Man's Land: The Denial of Victimization in Male Statutory Rape Cases
Journal of Sexual Aggression

Isom Scott, D.A., Mikell, T. (2018).
Gender and General Strain Theory: Investigating the Impact of Gender Socialization on Young Women's Criminal Outcomes
Journal of Crime & Justice

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