Rutgers School of Criminal Justice

Sarah Trocchio

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Sarah Trocchio, M.A., M.S.W. is a Ph.D. student specializing in the sources and implications of legal discretion by system actors, and the influence of race and ethnicity on criminal procedure and justice policy. She also enjoys serving as an instructor. Sarah is originally from Massachusetts, though she now lives in Florida with her husband Sean, and their beloved rescues, a cat named Churro and dog named Poco.


Research Areas

Legal Discretion and Decision-Making
Policing and Selective Enforcement
Mixed-methods Research
Race and Ethnicity
Criminal Procedure
Courts and Sentencing


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