Erin is originally from Cincinnati, OH. She graduated with a B.A. in Criminology and Biological Basis of Behavior from the University of Pennsylvania. During her undergraduate years, she assisted on a project pertaining to biosocial criminology, and her senior thesis focused on exclusionary discipline in the School District of Philadelphia.

Erin currently is a teaching assistant for CCJS200 - Statistics for Criminology and Criminal Justice, taught by Dr. Alan Lehman. Her primary research interests are juvenile incarceration and reentry, social stigma and labeling theory, and the effects of education systems in and out of the juvenile justice system on delinquency.

Areas of Interest

  • Social stigma, school discipline, juvenile incarceration and reentry
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  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Criminology and Biological Basis of Behavior, University of Pennsylvania
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