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