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Sarah Lockwood

Criminology and Justice Policy, PhD

Sarah Lockwood is a doctoral student at Northeastern University. She holds a B.A in Psychology and B.S in Criminology from the University of South Florida, and received her Master’s degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Northeastern. Her current research focuses on institutional responses to human trafficking, but her main interests focus on human trafficking and victimization of underserved populations more generally. While working as a graduate researcher in the Institute on Race and Justice, she has collaborated on the My Life My Choice program evaluation study, the Capturing Human Trafficking Victimization through Crime Reporting grant, and most recently the Latino Bias Victimization grant. Through the institute, she has also become a research consultant for the Children’s Advocacy Center of Suffolk County, researching residential placement options for commercially exploited or trafficked youth. While at the IRJ, she has also served as the Violence and Justice Research Lab coordinator.

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Lockwood, S., & Cuevas, C. A. (2020). Hate crimes and race-based trauma on Latinx populations: a critical review of the current research. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 1524838020979688.


Yohros, A. & Lockwood, S. (2021). Informed Justice: Bridging the Gap Between Research, Public Policy, and the General Public. Intersections: An Interdisciplinary Human Trafficking Seminar Series. Operations Research and Social Justice Lab, Northeastern University, Boston.

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