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Katherine Bright

Katherine Bright is a PhD student at the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University- Newark. She has served as a field researcher and project manager on several NIJ funded grants focused on human trafficking and the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC). For the last two years, Katherine has worked on a pilot project... Learn More


Whitney Tchoula

Whitney Tchoula began her Ph.D at Rutgers School of Criminal Justice in 2017. Her research interests include drug use, drug markets, rural crime, gender, and visual criminology. Her work has been published in The International Journal of Drug Policy, Deviant Behavior, among others. She has presented her research at international and regional conferences, such as The American Society... Learn More


Christine Neudecker

Christine Neudecker is a PhD student in the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers – Newark. Christine holds a B.A. and M.A in Criminology from Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada, and an Advanced Diploma in Geographic Information System Analysis from Vancouver Island University, Canada. She has held the roles of research assistant, teaching assistant, part-time... Learn More


Ihsan Al-Zouabi

Ihsan Al-Zouabi is Ph.D. student at Rutgers-Newark School of Criminal Justice. Her current research agenda concerns the relationship between racial inequality and environmental harm. Ihsan earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Sociology, and Urban Youth Development (2016) as well as a Master of Science in Criminal Justice (2017) from the University of North... Learn More


Jordan Costa

Jordan Costa began her PhD at Rutgers – Newark in 2018. Her primary research interests include structural violence and violence prevention. Jordan specifically investigates how systems engage in the perpetuation of preventable harm and avertable death, in addition to community-based interventions for violence reduction. She has worked extensively in service provision connecting young men who have been... Learn More