Lamont Pyykkonen

Research Assistant

  • First year Graduate student working as a Graduate Research Assistant under Dr. Taxman


  • B.A. in Political Science and History from Olivet Nazarene University
  • Minor in Legal Studies from Olivet Nazarene University

Research Interests:

  • Strategies for decreasing recidivism among formerly incarcerated individuals, especially those who are juveniles
  • Rehabilitation of incarcerated individuals
  • The causes and effects of disparities among various racial groups in the correctional system

Current Projects:

  • Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network