Virginia Tech®home

Leanna Ireland

Leanna Ireland, Postdoctoral Associate

Leanna Ireland, Postdoctoral Associate
Leanna Ireland, Postdoctoral Associate

Department of Sociology
lireland@vt.edu

Leanna Ireland is a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Sociology.

  • Criminology
  • Technologies, society, and crime
  • Cybercrime
  • Surveillance and privacy
  • Quantitative and mixed methods
  • PhD, Sociology, Virginia Tech
  • Graduate Certificate in Urban Computing, Virginia Tech
  • MA, Criminology and Criminal Justice Policies, University of Guelph
  • BA, Psychology and Criminology, King’s University College at Western Ontario

Journal Articles

  • Ireland, L., Hawdon, J., Huang, B., & Peguero, A. (2020). Preconditions for guardianship interventions in cyberbullying: Incident interpretation, collective and automated efficacy, and relative popularity of bullies. Computers in human behavior113, 106506.
  • Ireland, L. (2020). Predicting Online Target Hardening Behaviors: An Extension of Routine Activity Theory for Privacy-Enhancing Technologies and Techniques. Deviant Behavior, 1-17.
  • Ireland, L. (2020). Who errs? Algorithm aversion, the source of judicial error, and public support for self-help behaviors. Journal of Crime and Justice43(2), 174-192.
  • Makin, D. A., & Ireland, L. (2019). The secret life of PETs: A cross-sectional analysis of interest in privacy enhancing technologies. Policing: An International Journal.

Select Media Mentions

Recent Academic News