M. Cristina Layana graduated from the Criminal Justice Master's program at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2014. She is currently a Doctoral candidate in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at the University of Maryland, College Park, and a lead analyst for The Mayor's Deputy Chief of Staff (DCOS) for Public Safety, in collaboration with the Abell Foundation and the Baltimore City Mayor's Office.

Areas of Interest

  • Criminal Decision-Making, White-Collar and Corporate Crime, Public Policy
CV: 2019 Layana CV129.9 KB


  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Criminal Justice, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2014
  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Psychology, Belmont Abbey College, 2008
UM Globe
2164 LeFrak Hall
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
clayana4 [at] umd.edu