CONTRIBUTOR:

Kayla Marie Hoskins

AFFILIATION:

TITLE:

Graduate Student

DEPARTMENT:

School of Criminal Justice

INSTITUTION:

Michigan State University

BIOGRAPHY:

Kayla M. Hoskins is a graduate student in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University. She is pursuing a doctoral degree and a career in academia. Previously, she earned her BA in Psychology from Michigan State University in 2014. From 2015 to 2017, she served as an Assistant Director of a multifaceted adolescent development program for court-involved youth. Her primary research interests/experiences are focused on victimization, gender, identity, evidence-based correctional interventions, reentry, and improving the circumstances of vulnerable populations (i.e., court-involved women, youth, and minorities). Her Master’s Thesis addresses the victimization experiences and identity development of women on probation and parole to inform gender-responsive policy and practice.