Kathleen A. Bogle, Ph.D.

Professor and Director of Sociology and Criminal Justice Internships
Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice

Kathleen A. Bogle, Ph.D., is a professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice.  She received her master’s degree in criminal justice from Saint Joseph’s University and her doctoral degree in Sociology from the University of Delaware. Her major areas of research interest include gender, intimate relationships and violence against women, particularly sexual assault on the college campus. Her first book, Hooking Up: Sex, Dating, and Relationships on Campus, was released by New York University Press in 2008. Since the release of her book, Bogle has done extensive media interviews, with quotes appearing in Cosmopolitan, Men’s and Women’s Health, New York Times, Newsweek, O Magazine, Seventeen, Wall Street Journal, USA Today and many more.  She has also appeared on several national radio and television programs, including NPR, the CBS Early Show and ABC’s Nightline.  Her second book, Kids Gone Wild: From Rainbow Parties to Sexting, Understanding the Hype Over Teen Sex (co-authored with Joel Best) was released in 2014. Bogle has been an invited speaker at colleges all over the country.