Dr. Kathleen A. Bogle, Ph.D.

Kathleen A. Bogle, Ph.D., is a professor and director of internships for the Sociology and Criminal Justice Department at La Salle University. 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. Dr. Bogle has authors three books, Hooking Up: Sex, Dating, and Relationships on Campus (2008), Kids Gone Wild: From Rainbow Parties to Sexting, Understanding the Hype Over Teen Sex (co-authored with Joel Best) (2014) and Gender-Based Crime: Learning Through Experts and Cases (2023). Since the release of her first book, Bogle has done extensive media interviews, with quotes appearing in Cosmopolitan, Men’s and Women’s Health, The 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. Bogle has been an invited speaker at colleges all over the country. Dr. Bogle has also helped numerous students secure internships with the FBI, ATF, Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, Defenders Association of Philadelphia Family Court/Juvenile Probation, Adult Probation and Parole Department, New Leash on Life, U.S. Attorney’s Office and the Mayor’s Office, just to name a few.

Career Opportunities

Whether you choose to venture into anything from law enforcement to policy, you will be trained in the theoretical insights and practical applications of aspects of the criminal justice system. You will be ready to start a career as a:

  • Research analyst
  • Cybersecurity
  • Local and state police officer
  • Federal Law Enforcement
  • ATF Agent
  • FBI Agent
  • Supreme Court of the United States Police
  • Department of Homeland Security Agent
  • U.S. Postal Inspector
  • Law School
  • Pre-trial services
  • Adult Probation and Parole Officer
  • Juvenile Probation Officer
  • Residential Counselor
  • Juvenile Case Manager
  • Victim Services Advocate

Internship Opportunities

Our students have completed internships at organizations such as:

  • Federal Law Enforcement Agencies including: Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office
  • Defenders Association of Philadelphia
  • Family Court/Juvenile Probation
  • Adult Probation and Parole Department
  • New Leash on Life
  • U.S. Attorney’s Office
  • Mayor’s Office