Corrections, translational research, alternatives to incarceration, reentry programs, prisoner treatment, and minority populations.
Daniela Barberi is a Colombian Ph.D. student in the Criminology, Law and Society program. She is currently finishing the program from Colombia where she works with the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) based in Washington DC. While she was in the U.S. she worked at the Center for Advancing Correctional Excellence (ACE!) with Dr. Faye Taxman and Dr. Danielle Rudes.
She has an M.A. in Criminal Justice from Penn State University where she obtained the "Penn State Harrisburg Alumni Society Outstanding Graduate Student Award" and the "Criminal Justice Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award." Her B.A. is in Psychology from Universidad de Los Andes (Bogota, Colombia)
Daniela's research interests are corrections, translational research, alternatives to incarceration, reentry programs, prisoner treatment, and minority populations. She has worked with police officers evaluating deflection programs for individuals who have a SUD, in a female prison developing psychosocial interventions, applying and developing projects for vulnerable inmates, providing counseling for inmates in maximum security, and in a public hospital as the leader of the Committee of Sexual Violence and Abuse and as a counselor for survivors of sexual assault/abuse.
George Mason University (Fairfax, VA, EEUU)
Pennsylvania State University (Harrisburg, PA, EEUU)
Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia)
Featured Student at Penn State Harrisburg (2020)