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Amber Morris

Amber Morris

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Jenn M. Jackson

Amber Morris

Ph.D. Candidate, Political Science Department

Graduate Research Associate, Campbell Public Affairs Institute


Amber graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in Criminal Justice before going on to work in the criminal justice system working with incarcerated youth in Juvenile Hall, then moving on to work as a Case Manager in a federal detention facility with ICE and the US Marshal Service. Her research centers on the impact of gender and sexuality on gang affiliation while incarcerated.

Areas of Expertise

Criminal justice policy, gender and sexuality, immigration and transnational criminal organizations

Research Interests

Criminal justice Policy; Gender and Sexuality; Immigration and Transnational Criminal Organizations 

Political Science Department
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