Youth, Institutions, and Violence
Communities and Crime
Race, Neighborhoods, and Inequality
Morgan Pater is a Ph.D. student at Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice. She is interested in the experience of crime, violence, and punishment, particularly among youth. More specifically, her work explores institution-level effects on individual-level perceptions and dispositions. Her current research involves social systematic observation of arraignment courts in the United States in a comparative perspective.