PostDoctoral Associate, Rutgers School of Social Work
I received my Ph.D. in Sociology from Cornell University, and am currently a Postdoctoral Associate in the School of Social Work. My research focuses broadly on identifying how families interact with the legal system, including both family courts and criminal justice components, and are shaped by public policies. Currently, I’m investigating the implications of state level policies for fathers and their children, including those governing the use of criminal records for hiring. Prior to attending graduate school, I worked at the Justice Policy Center at the Urban Institute, where I gained experience in jail reentry and justice reinvestment issues. At Rutgers, I will be teaching Criminology in the Fall of 2018.