WHAT'S NEW IN THE LAB?

October 5, 2019

Check out this op-ed by Hon. Judge Garcia, a juvenile court judge with whom the ADJust Lab works closely. He mentions our Juvenile Risk Assessment evaluation work, and highlights the importance of empirical evidence in juvenile court decision making: https://www.lansin...

April 29, 2019

The ADJust lab celebrated the end of academic year 2018-2019 with a cookout this weekend. I’m thankful to the outgoing RAs for their excellent work this year, and excited to get to know the incoming RAs.

April 19, 2019

Undergraduate Research Assistant Rebecca Flynn was awarded FIRST PLACE at the 2019 MSU University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF). Rebecca designed an independent research project in collaboration with the Ingham County 30th Circuit Court Family Division....

April 9, 2019

Doctoral student MK Kitzmiller successfully defended her master’s thesis! MK’s study examined the moderating role of parental incarceration on the relation between neighborhood disorder and adolescents’ mental health. Her results? The story depends on the youth's racia...

February 22, 2019

Dr. Cavanagh is proud to have been a part of the Michigan Safety and Justice Roundtable. Check out the report that came from the group's work, aimed at finding effective and equitable solutions for justice-involved youth: https://hudson-webber.org/wp-content/uploads/20...

January 23, 2019

Dr. Cavanagh gave a webinar for the Society for Community Research and Action (SCRA) Criminal Justice Interest Group. The full webinar is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UiogxtKMf-I#action=share

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December 11, 2018

The ADJust Lab celebrated the end of the fall semester in style by successfully escaping a holiday-themed escape room. We are wishing all of you a restful and enjoyable winter break!

November 12, 2018

The American Society of Criminology is holding its annual conference this week in Atlanta. Come check out the work that ADJust lab members are doing, and make sure to say hi! Follow Dr. Cavanagh on Twitter to keep up with other juvenile justice and adolescent developme...

October 7, 2018

Second year doctoral student MK Kitzmiller and Dr. Cavanagh presented their research in Santiago, Chile at the International Community Psychology Conference. It was a great opportunity to learn from researchers and community partners from around the world about the exc...

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