Lina Marmolejo

Graduate Research Assistant

Lina Marmolejo is a doctoral student and a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Criminology, Law and Society Department at George Mason University. Prior to starting the doctoral program, she worked as a citizen security specialist at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). She has more than a decade of experience designing, managing and implementing international development projects, with an emphasis on crime prevention in Latin America and the Caribbean countries.


  • Master of Science in Public Administration (MPA), Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po), Paris.
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance and International Relations, Universidad Externado de Colombia, Bogota.


Research Interests

  • International criminal justice and security sector reform
  • Pre-trial detention
  • Corrections
  • Rehabilitation and reentry programs
  • Alternatives to incarceration.