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Laurie Drapela's Research Criminal Justice

Laurie A. Drapela, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Criminal Justice

Drapela WSUV Photo 2015_2
Departments:
Arts and Sciences
Criminal Justice
Critical Culture, Gender, & Race Studies
Public Affairs

ldrapela@wsu.edu
Phone: (360) 546-9485
Fax: (360) 546-9038
Located in Classroom (VCLS) 208N
Support Staff: Janet DeWitt

Research

Laurie A. Drapela is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Washington State University Vancouver. Her research interests include the implementation and operation of therapeutic courts, offending desistance trajectories among youth, and the intersections of mental health, behavioral health, and criminal justice. Her manuscripts have appeared in Justice Quarterly, Crime & Delinquency, The Journal of Youth and Adolescence, Deviant Behavior, Youth & Society, and The Social Science Journal. She co-authored Law and Neurodiversity: Youth with Autism and Juvenile Justice Systems in Canada and the United States, published by University of British Columbia Press (June 2020).

Curriculum Vitae