Graduate Assistants



  • Mary Catlin

    Mary Catlin

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Legal decision-making, false admissions of guilt, wrongful convictions and exonerees


  • Lynnea R. Davis

    Lynnea R. Davis

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Racial inequality/disparity in the CJS, juvenile justice, corrections, program evaluation

  • Amy Dezember

    Amy Dezember

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

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

  • Clayton B. Drummond

    Clayton B. Drummond

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Wrongful convictions, legal decision-making, courts and criminal law


  • 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

  • PJ Houston

    PJ Houston

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Community Corrections, Treatment Courts, Probation, Re-entry, Program Evaluation



  • I-Ching Jen

    I-Ching Jen

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Place-based criminology, international terrorism, Mental Health and 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

  • Kiseong Kuen

    Kiseong Kuen

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Policing, police legitimacy, crime and place, evidence-based crime policy, and quantitative analysis


  • Yi-Fang Lu

    Yi-Fang Lu

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Mental health and criminal justice system, substance abuse, crime and place, 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

  • Andrew J. Madrigal

    Andrew J. Madrigal

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Wrongful convictions, juvenile justice, social justice issues

  • Lina Marmolejo

    Lina Marmolejo

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

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

  • Madeline McPherson

    Madeline McPherson

    Graduate Research Assistant

    Crime policy, corrections & penology, race/ethnicity, and clemency


  • 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

    Corrections, criminal justice organizations, legal decision making, community supervision, intersection of law and psychology