Graduate Assistants



  • Lynnea R. Davis

    Lynnea R. Davis

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Racial Inequality/Disparity in the CJS; Juvenile Justice; Program Evaluation

  • Amy Dezember

    Amy Dezember

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Plea bargaining, legal decision-making, criminal procedures, program evaluation and policy implementation


  • Jennifer Bailey Embrey

    Jennifer Bailey Embrey

    Graduate Lecturer

    Policing, Privacy and Technology, Political Violence and Terrorism; International Criminal Law; National Security,


  • Victoria Goldberg

    Victoria Goldberg

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Michael Goodier

    Michael Goodier

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Policing, the disorder-crime association, evidence-based crime policy, crime and place


  • Stephen Happeny

    Stephen Happeny

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Taylor N. Hartwell

    Taylor N. Hartwell

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Corrections, solitary confinement, prison culture, victimology, organizational culture, social inequalities, public policy, health and the criminal justice system



  • Rachel Honor Jensen

    Rachel Honor Jensen

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Community policing, police and mental health, police training and mental health, police training and autism spectrum disorders, intersection of law and psychology

  • William Johnson

    William Johnson

    Graduate Research Assistant


  • L. Caitlin Kanewske

    L. Caitlin Kanewske

    Graduate Research Assistant

  • Pallie Koehn

    Pallie Koehn

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Mental health and substance use disorders, victimization of vulnerable populations, human trafficking, police and prosecutorial decision-making

  • Kiseong Kuen

    Kiseong Kuen

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Evidence-based crime interventions, crime and place/community, policing, police legitimacy, and program evaluation


  • Yi-Fang Lu

    Yi-Fang Lu

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Mental Health and Criminal Justice System, Substance Abuse, Crime and Place and Quantitative Methods

  • Samantha Luna

    Samantha Luna

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Specialty Courts, Legal Decision-Making, and False Admissions of Guilt


  • Benjamin J. Mackey

    Benjamin J. Mackey

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Reentry, community supervision, corrections, qualitative methods, survey research

  • Shannon Magnuson

    Shannon Magnuson

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Organizational Change, Corrections, Process Evaluations and Applied/Participatory Action Research

  • Lina Marmolejo

    Lina Marmolejo

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Crime and violence in Latin America and the Caribbean, International development, Pre-trial justice, Corrections, Re-entry.

  • Ebony Martin

    Ebony Martin

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Juvenile justice, prison reform, customer-oriented policing/policy, law enforcement mental health & wellness


  • Kevin Petersen

    Kevin Petersen

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Crime and place, evidence-based crime interventions, guilty pleas, legal decision-making.

  • Heather Prince

    Heather Prince

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Juvenile delinquency, violent crime, school violence, domestic violence, crime and place, policing






  • Taryn Zastrow

    Taryn Zastrow

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Evidence-based crime interventions, policing, crime and place, translational criminology


  • Margaretha (Chelsea) Antonius van Dijk

    Margaretha (Chelsea) Antonius van Dijk

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Legal decision making, Serial offenses, Criminal Justice Organizations, Corrections, Probation and Parole, Intersection of the law and psychology