Wanda E. Leal, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Criminology

Central Academic Building,  RM 349D
Phone: 210-784-2255

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Dr. Wanda Leal earned her B.S. (2011) in Criminology and Psychology, M.S. (2013) in Criminology, and Ph.D. (2017) in Criminology from Florida State University. She has published in peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Criminal Justice, Crime & Delinquency, and Deviant Behavior. Dr. Leal’s work on NFL crime has been cited by dozens of news outlets including CNN, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Reuters, and ESPN. She teaches classes on Theories of Crime Causations and Drugs & Crime.


Research Interests

Courses Taught

  • Drug Use & Abuse
  • Drug Policy
  • Sports & Crime
  • Life-Course Criminology
  • Criminal Offending
  • Theories of Crime Causation
  • Drugs and Crime


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