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Stacie St. Louis – Assistant Professor

Statesboro Campus

Office: Carroll Building – Room 1052

Phone: (912) 478-0328


Curriculum Vitae


Stacie St. Louis is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Georgia Southern University. She holds a Ph.D. in Criminology and Justice Policy and M.S. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Northeastern University and a B.A. in Legal Studies from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. During her graduate studies, she worked on a series of research projects related to correction officer stress, suicide, and wellbeing, serving as a doctoral fellow in the Massachusetts Department of Correction’s Research and Planning Division. She also evaluated various jail programs and their impacts on recidivism and other post-release outcomes.

Dr. St. Louis’ current research focuses on the administration of justice, including the negative impacts of pretrial detention and disparities across case processing. Her work has been published in academic journals, including the Journal of Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice Policy Review, and Policing and Society, and various edited books.


Ph.D., Criminology and Justice Policy (2022) Northeastern University

M.S., Criminology and Justice Policy (2016) Northeastern University

B.A., Legal Studies (2015) University of Massachusetts, Amherst

B.A., Theater (2015) University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Teaching Interests

Corrections, the death penalty, research methods, and statistics

Published Research

St. Louis, S. (2022). Bail Denied or Bail Too High? Disentangling Cumulative Disadvantage by Detention Type. Journal of Criminal Justice.

St. Louis, S. (2020). Neighborhood Context and the Pretrial Process: Do Defendants Face Adverse Outcomes Due to Their Home Address?. Criminal Justice Policy Review. DOI: 10.1177/0887403419890124

St. Louis, S., & Greene, J. R. (2019). Social context in police legitimacy: giving meaning to police/community contacts. Policing and Society. DOI: 10.1080/10439463.2019.1578768

Awards & Honors

2021 – Benjamin Steiner Excellence in Corrections Student Paper Award (American Society of Criminology: Division of Corrections and Sentencing)

2020 – School of Criminology and Criminal Justice Dissertation Support (Northeastern University)

2020 – Association of Doctoral Programs in Criminology and Criminal Justice: Student Research Funding

2019 – Selected Participant for the Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency Graduate Student Publishing Workshop (University of Maryland, College Park)

2019 – Selected Participant for the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Doctoral Summit (Baltimore, MD)

2017 – College of Social Sciences and Humanities Experiential Ph.D. Fellow (Northeastern University)

2017 – School of Criminology and Criminal Justice Summer Scholars Doctoral Student Fellow (Northeastern University)

2015 – Commonwealth Honors College Scholar with Greatest Distinction (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

Last updated: 12/15/2023