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Jillian Reeves

Criminology and Justice Policy, PhD

Jillian Reeves received her bachelor’s degree in criminology from the University of Pennsylvania, with minors in psychology and Chinese studies. Prior to her doctoral candidacy, she co-authored a journal article about the role of adolescent development research in juvenile judges’ perceptions of juvenile competency. Her current research interests include juvenile justice and crime prevention.

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Berryessa, C.M., Reeves, J. (2020). The Perceptions of Juvenile Judges Regarding Adolescent Development in Evaluating Juvenile Competency. Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology.


J. Francis Finnegan Memorial Prize, Best Criminology Senior Thesis, University of Pennsylvania

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