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Kevin Petersen, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Kevin Petersen received his Ph.D. in Criminology, Law and Society from George Mason University in 2023. His research focuses on policing, courts, evidence-based crime interventions, and legal decision-making. He was the recipient of the Best Student Paper Award in Experimental Criminology at the 2022 annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology. Prior to his doctoral studies, he received his M.S. in Criminal Justice from Radford University and his B.S. in Sociology from Virginia Tech. He also served as the Assistant Victim/Witness Coordinator for the Roanoke County (VA) Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office from 2016-2018.

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