Lindsay Smith

Research Associate

Lindsay is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Criminology, Law & Society at George Mason University. In her free time, she enjoys indoor rock climbing, hot yoga, and hiking with her dog. She also volunteers as a mentor for women reentering the DMV area from incarceration with Friends of Guest House.


  • B.A. in Psychology (University of Missouri)
  • B.A. in Sociology (University of Missouri)
  • M.A. in Criminology, Law and Society (George Mason University)


Research Interests

  • Gender-based violence and victimization
  • Imprisonment and reintegration experiences


Current Projects

  • Control trial testing the Probation/Parole And Reentry Coach Application technology
  • Interviews and focus groups on students’ knowledge and perceptions of recently changed Title IX regulations
  • Mixed methods study of the gendered nature of external communication during incarceration