Brenna Durand, MS

Research Interests:

  • Hate crime victimization and law enforcement practices
  • Criminological theories
  • Spatial analysis
  • Intervention and program designs

Rebekah Johnson, MSW

Margaret Kubek

Xiyao Liu


EJ Miecielica


Lane M. Morein, MSW, APSW

Research Interests:

  • Harm reduction methods and interventions for intravenous drug users
  • The development of evidence-based interventions to lessen health disparities in transgender prison populations
  • Harm reduction programs constructed to offer social support and an enhanced sense of safety
  • The impact of heteronormative and cisnormative cultures on health disparities in LGBTQ+ individuals
  • The overrepresentation of people of color in the criminal justice system
  • More

Daria Mueller, MSW

Research Interests:

  • Prostitution
  • Sex trafficking
  • Violence against women and its intersection with poverty/class, race, and criminal justice contact​
  • Evaluating policies and strategies related to the sex trade to determine what may best prevent entry and/or facilitate exit from the sex trade

Nicole Robinson, MSW, MPH

Research Interests:

  • Social justice
  • Community-level and place-based interventions
  • Effects of criminal justice policies on communities of color
  • Community engagement and organizing
  • Program evaluation, and multiculturalism in nonprofit management

Sarwat Sharif, MSW

Research Interests:

  • Targeted School Violence
  • Impacts of Mass Shooting on Survivors
  • Adverse Childhood Effects
  • Trauma Informed Care Practices
  • Program Evaluation and Intervention Design

Tajammal Yasin

Research Interests:

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
  • Children and youth development
  • Trauma and resilience
  • Intergenerational trauma and adversity