Lynnea Davis

Graduate Research Assistant

Lynnea graduated from Rutgers University in 2019. She majored in Psychology and Criminal Justice and minored in Sociology. During her undergraduate studies, she took on a social work internship in a juvenile detention center where her passion for juvenile justice reached new heights. She is now a second-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
  • Program development and evaluation
  • School-to-prison pipeline
  • Motivational interviewing


Current Projects

  • I.M. Stepping Up which is a national study of county efforts to reduce the occurrence of individuals with mental illness in jail.