Jennifer Ayerza

Jennifer Ayerza

Jennifer Ayerza

Graduate Research Assistant

cyber-violence, sexual offending, technology facilitated sexual violence, computer-mediated communications, deviancy, and online victimization

Jennifer Ayerza is a doctoral student in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society at George Mason University. Jennifer’s research interests center on technology-facilitated sexual violence, particularly focusing on the dynamics of impersonation and deception within online dating applications. In 2021, Jennifer received her B.S. in Psychology and B.A. in Criminology (with a concentration on forensic behavioral sciences) from California State University, Fresno. She currently serves as a graduate research assistant under Dr. Jin R. Lee.