Maggie entered the Ph.D. program in 2009. She holds a B.A. in sociology from Bryn Mawr College, and received her M.A. in criminology from the University of Maryland College Park. She spent several years as a social worker for youth involved in the dependency and delinquency systems, as well as working as a case manager for adults with HIV.

Areas of Interest

  • Neighborhood effects, immigration, criminological theory.


  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Bryn Mawr College
  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    University of Maryland
Hardy Margaret
2220 LeFrak Hall
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
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