Gretchen Baas

Gretchen Baas

Gretchen Baas

Graduate Research Assistant

Mass shootings, firearms, policing, health, and quantitative methods

Gretchen Baas is a doctoral student in the Department of Criminology, Law, and Society at George Mason University. She serves as a Graduate Research Assistant in the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy (CEBCP), where she primarily works with Drs. Dong, Koper, and Lum. Gretchen received her MPH in Behavioral, Social, and Health Education Sciences in May 2021 from Emory University. Prior to that, she received her BS in Health and Wellness, Communication, and Public Health in 2017 from the University of Minnesota- Twin Cities.

Her research interests include mass shootings, firearms, policing, and quantitative analysis. She specifically is interested in examining the negative health consequences associated with violence.


MPH (Behavioral, Social, and Health Education Sciences), Emory University, 2021.

BS (Health and Wellness, Communication, and Public Health), University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2017.