Doctoral Student Bios

Kevin Petersen

Kevin Petersen

Kevin Petersen

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

Kevin Petersen is a doctoral student in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society at George Mason University. He received his M.S. in Criminal Justice from Radford University in 2015 and his B.S. in Sociology from Virginia Polytechnic and State University in 2012. From 2016 to 2018 he worked as a victim/witness coordinator for the Roanoke County (VA) Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office. He currently serves as a Graduate Research Assistant in the Center for Evidence Based Crime Policy and the MODILS Lab.