Lynnea Davis

Graduate Research Assistant

Lynnea ran track at Rutgers University where she graduated in just three years with two majors, a minor, and highest honors. During her undergraduate studies, she took on a social work internship in a juvenile prison where her passion for juvenile justice reached new heights. She is now a first-year PhD student and Graduate Research Assistant in the CLS program.


  • B.A. in Psychology and Criminal Justice (Rutgers University)


Research Interests

  • Juvenile justice
  • Racial disproportionalities
  • Organizational change
  • Program development and evaluation
  • School-to-prison pipeline


Current Projects

  • A Parent Project Evaluation; the Parent Project is a behavior-modification based training for parents of at-risk / court-involved youth.
  • An evaluation of the Youth Assessment and Screening Instrument and its’ effectiveness in reducing disproportionality in disposition outcomes. This paper will be presented on the Youth Justice Panel at the 2020 ASC Conference.