Sarah Harper

Sarah Harper is an assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice in the Department of Criminology and Political Science. She completed her Ph.D. in 2023 at the University of South Florida, and her M.S. (2017) and B.A. (2015) in Criminal Justice at the University of West Florida in Pensacola. Prior to coming to TAMU-SA, she served as the Criminology and Criminal Justice Internship Coordinator at UWF for two years before enrolling in the PhD program at USF. Her research interests include social media use and behavior, civic engagement/collective efficacy, homicide investigation practices, and legal systems abuse in domestic violence/custody cases.


Sarah Harper

College Of Arts And Sciences

Department of Criminology and Political Science

Assistant Professor of Criminology

CAB 347 B
(210) 784-2255
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Course Teachings

CRIM 5312 600 Media, Crime, and Policy Spring 2024 Syllabus
CRIM 3388 001 Courts & Criminal Procedure Spring 2024 Syllabus