Hayley Carlisle

Hayley Carlisle

Hayley Carlisle

Graduate Research Assistant

Corrections, carceral suicide, prisoner reentry

Hayley Carlisle is a second-year doctoral student in George Mason University's Department of Criminology, Law & Society. She is currently a Graduate Research Assistant in the Early Justice Strategies (EJS) Lab under Dr. Evan Lowder.

Hayley received her Master of Science from American University in Justice, Law & Criminology with a specialization in Justice and Public Policy in 2020. Prior to starting her doctoral journey at George Mason University, Hayley worked for the D.C. Department of Corrections, during which time she designed and supported programs for returning citizens and incarcerated residents in the D.C. Jail.

Hayley's research interests focus on carceral environments, correctional organization, and intervention program development. In her spare time, Hayley's non-academic passions include ballet, painting, and hiking with her partner and lab-mix, Shadow. 


M.S. Justice, Law & Criminology, American University (2020)

B. A. Justice & Law, American University (2018)