Criminology, Law and Society
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

PhD Student Bios

Amy Dezember

Amy Dezember

Amy Dezember

Sentencing, court processes & criminal procedures, juvenile justice, juvenile transfer

Amy Dezember is a doctoral student in the Criminology, Law and Society Department. She has also worked at the Center for Advancing Correctional Excellence (ACE!) and is an officer in the CLS Graduate Student Association, the CLSSA.  Prior to starting the doctoral program, she worked in a variety of fields, including at a research firm conducting criminal justice research, at multiple non-profits doing advocacy research and policy work, and in a federal public defender's office.


M.S. (Justice, Law and Society), American University

B.A. (Criminal Justice & Sociology), Gonzaga University


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