Dr. Chivon Fitch

  • Assistant Professor

    Chivon FitchOffice: Wilson Hall, Room G-20

    Office Phone: 724-357-5978

    E-mail: chivon.fitch@iup.edu


    BA in Psychology from Penn State
    MA in Sociology from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
    PhD in Sociology from Kent State University


    Dr. Fitch joined the Criminology Department faculty in 2014. Her work has focused on the gendered nature of shame as a mechanism of social control in offending and conformity. Her research interests include gender and crime, prostitution, gender differences in the effects of incarceration, and the application of geographic information systems for criminology.