Elizabeth Cauffman

Professor of Psychological Science, Education and Law · UC Irvine

Elizabeth Cauffman’s research addresses the intersect between adolescent development and juvenile justice.

Social Ecology Juvenile Justice Adolescent Development Mental Health Legal and Social Policy

Lois Weithorn

Professor of Law, Harry & Lillian Hastings Research Chair · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: weithorn@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4660 / Office 366-200

Bioethics and the Law Criminal Law Family Law Mental Health Law Social Science and Law

LaNina Cooke

Chair, Criminal Justice Department · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Cooke is chair of the Department of Criminal Justice, assistant professor in the department, and an author.

Juvenile Delinquency Public Policy Corrections Reentry Community Policing Program Evaluation

Bo-Kyung Elizabeth Kim

Assistant Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Elizabeth Kim is committed to research that seeks to reduce racial disproportionality endemic to the juvenile justice system.

Translation Research Delinquency/Violence Social Policy Schools Children & Families

Jonathan Rothchild

Professor of Theological Studies and BCLA Associate Dean · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Contemporary Moral Issues Christian Theology Christian Ethics Theological Ethics Law and Religion

Setsuo Miyazawa

Senior Professor of Law and Senior Director of the East Asian Legal Studies Program · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: miyazawa@uchastings.edu / 415-939-1284 / Office 384-200

Police and Criminal Justice Legal Ethics Public Interest Lawyering Legal Education Corporate Legal Practice

Christina DeJong

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University

Dr. DeJong can discuss gender, sexuality and crime; violence against women; sexual assault; genocide; and other criminal justice issues.

Gender, Sexuality, and Justice Genocide Sexual Assault and Sexual Violence Hate Crimes Violence Against Women

Julian Ford, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Psychiatry · University of Connecticut

Director, Center for Trauma Recovery and Juvenile Justice and Center for the Treatment of Developmental Trauma Disorders

Trauma in Children Stress Trauma Treatment of Trauma Psychiatry

Kevin Saunders

Professor of Law & The Charles Clarke Chair in Constitutional Law · Michigan State University

Expert in free speech, violence in the media

Comparative Free Expression Constitutional Law Free Expression

Carl S. Taylor

Professor of Sociology · Michigan State University

Carl Taylor is an expert on youth violence, youth culture and gangs.

Youth Culture Youth Activism Gang Activity Youth Violence

Jessica Smith

W.R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Public Law and Government · UNC-Chapel Hill

Working with judicial system stakeholders to promote evidence-based criminal justice reform; over-criminalization, bail reform and more.

Post-Conviction Procedure Judicial Education Criminal Justice Reform Bail and Pretrial Release Criminal Law and Procedure

Yaro Garcia, Ph.D., LMHC

Expert in human trafficking and violent crimes · Florida Gulf Coast University

Dr. Yaro Garcia is a counselor, advocate and educator specializing in complex trauma and disclosure in trauma survivors.

Counseling Education Disclosure in Trauma Violent Crimes Sexual Assault Human Trafficking

Michael Ostrowsky

Professor of Sociology · Southern Utah University

Sociologist specializing in the topics of education, drug use, deviance, delinquency theories, and violent behavior

Social Psychology Delinquency Theories, Trends and Issues Sociology of Drugs Violent Behavior in Sports Fans Applied Research

D. Kelly Weisberg

Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: weisberg@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4678 / Office 348-200

Children and the Law Domestic Violence Juvenile Justice Family Law Wills and Trust

Chris Slobogin

Milton R. Underwood Chair in Law · Vanderbilt University

Expert in criminal law and procedure, mental health law and evidence law.

Juvenile Crime Insanity Defense Criminal Procedure Evidence Law Criminal Law

Laura Cardinal

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work Field Education · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Ms. Cardinal is an expert in emergency department, perinatal care, oncology, hospice, and mindfulness-based interventions.

Educational Psychology Leadership Mindfulness During Pregancy and Childbirth Hospice Care Perinatal Care

Regina Rahimi

Professor · Georgia Southern University

Regina Rahimi research is focused on issues of gender and sexuality in education and middle and high school drop outs.

Race and Class in Education Middle and High School Drop Outs Issues of Gender in Education Issues of Sexuality in Education Adolescent Literacy

Mark Testa, Ph.D., M.A.

Professor, UNC School of Social Work · UNC at Chapel Hill

Sandra Reeves Spears and John B. Turner Distinguished Professor

Foster Care Adoption Services Poverty Research Children's Aid

Caitlin Cavanagh

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice · Michigan State University

Expert in adolescent development in the juvenile justice system.

Parent-Child Relationships Juvenile Delinquency and Crime Criminal Justice Adolescent Development

President Scott L Wyatt

President · Southern Utah University

A leader in higher education specializing in creating transformative learning experiences and achieving high-quality outcomes.

Higher Education Access and Affordability Organizational Changes in Higher Education Dual Enrollment in Higher Education Law Campaigns and Elections