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My name is Jonathan Andrew LLoyd. Welcome to my website. I am a doctoral candidate in the Department of Sociology at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. This website serves as a reflection of my interests as a professional and a scholar.

I specialize in researching contemporary and historical extremist groups. My research so far suggests that hate groups use technology to enact a means of social control in the form of hate crimes. My current projects mainly focus on addressing the relationship between how hate groups operate and where hate crimes occur.

When I’m not conducting research, I enjoy writing poetry and creative fiction, and swimming. I have been happily married to my kind and brilliant wife Emily for almost three years and in 2021 we adopted a very clever dog named Daisy.

Please feel free to email me at lloydj16@vt.edu or contact me via social media.

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Criminology
Jonathan LLoyd

Hate Crime History

Hate Crime. A phrase so upsetting it might just be easier to pretend it doesn’t exist. News of more and more disturbing incidents continue to

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