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Meghan Mitchell

mmm078@shsu.edu

Office: CL-04
Phone: (936) 294-3638

Biography:

Meghan Mitchell is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Sam Houston State University. Her research includes the areas of corrections, subculture, inequality, and communities and crime. She has published in the Journal of Criminal Justice and Deviant Behavior, and is a co-author of an edited book chapter in The Handbook of Gangs. The Bureau of Justice Statistics and the Charles Koch Foundation are funding her dissertation research, which evaluates the psychometric properties of the convict code and determines implications of the code for prisoner misconduct, victimization, and human agency. Her current role is managing a National Institute of Justice grant that evaluates the importation and exportation of prison gang subcultures longitudinally, with an emphasis on reentry.

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