Wilson Center for Science and Justice
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Our Team

We bring scientists, lawyers, and students together at Duke University to do impactful research, policy, and teaching designed to improve criminal justice outcomes.

Deniz Ariturk

Deniz Ariturk
Health, Law, and Justice Fellow

Melissa Boughton

Melissa Boughton
Senior Communications Specialist

Josie Caves

Josie Caves
Post-doctoral Fellow

Will Crozier

Will Crozier
Research Director

Kevin Dahaghi

Kevin Dahaghi
Post-doctoral Fellow

Marlyn Dail

Marlyn Dail
Senior Academic Assistant

Michele Easter

Michele Easter
Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Ben Finholt

Ben Finholt
Director, Just Sentencing Project

Brandon L. Garrett

Brandon L. Garrett
Director, L. Neil Williams, Jr. Professor of Law

Allison R. Gilbert

Allison R. Gilbert
Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Catherine Grodensky

Catherine Grodensky
PhD candidate, Sanford School of Public Policy

Meret Hofer

Meret Hofer
Post-doctoral Fellow

Arvind Krishnamurthy

Arvind Krishnamurthy
PhD candidate, Department of Political Science

Adele Quigley-McBride

Adele Quigley-McBride
Post-doctoral Fellow

Yvette Garcia Missri

Yvette Garcia Missri
Executive Director

Kristen Renberg

Kristen Renberg
PhD, Department of Political Science, J.D. Candidate

Travis Seale-Carlisle

Travis Seale-Carlisle
Post-doctoral Fellow

Jeffrey W. Swanson

Jeffrey W. Swanson
Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Marvin Swartz

Marvin Swartz
Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Jennifer Teitcher

Jennifer Teitcher
Post-doctoral Fellow

Wilson Center Advisory Board

Derek Wilson

Derek Wilson
Board Chair

Hon. Allyson Duncan

Hon. Allyson Duncan
Board Member

Alice Johnson

Alice Johnson
Board Member

Kody Kinsley

Kody Kinsley
Board Member

Tracie Keesee

Tracie Keesee
Board Member

Steve Leifman

Steve Leifman
Board Member

Laura Menninger

Laura Menninger
Board Member

John Monahan

John Monahan
Board Member

Vikrant Reddy

Vikrant Reddy
Board Member

Barry Scheck

Barry Scheck
Board Member

Dontae Sharpe

Dontae Sharpe
Board Member

Seth Waxman

Seth Waxman
Board Member

Affiliated Faculty

Sara Sun Beale
Charles L. B. Lowndes Professor of Law

Donald H. Beskind
Professor of the Practice of Law

Philip J. Cook
ITT/Terry Sanford Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Public Policy Studies

Nita Farahany
Robinson O. Everett Professor of Law

Michael D. Frakes
A. Kenneth Pye Professor of Law and Professor of Economics

Elizabeth Joanne Gifford
Associate Research Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy

Sara Sternbergh Greene
Professor of Law

Lisa Kern Griffin
Candace M. Carroll and Leonard B. Simon Professor of Law

Ben K. Grunwald
Associate Professor of Law

Jamie Lau
Clinical Professor of Law

Theresa Newman
Charles S. Rhyne Clinical Professor of Law

Cynthia D. Rudin
Professor of Computer Science

Christopher Wildeman
Professor of Sociology

Affiliated Collaborators

Thomas Albright
Salk Institute
Professor and Director
Vision Center Laboratory
Conrad T. Prebys Chair in Vision Research

Dottie Carmichael
Texas A&M University
Research Scientist

Satana Deberry
Durham County
District Attorney

Chad Dodson
The University of Virginia
Professor of Psychology

M. Chris Fabricant
The Innocence Project
Director of Strategic Litigation

Barry Friedman
New York University School of Law
Jacob D. Fuchsberg Professor of Law and Affiliated Professor of Politics

Paul Heaton
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
Senior Fellow and Academic Director of the Quattrone Center

John Hollway
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
Associate Dean and Executive Director of the Quattrone Center

Songman Kang
Hanyang University
Professor, Division of Economics and Finance

Jeff Kukucka
Towson University
Assistant Professor; Psychology & Law

Karima Modjadidi
RTI International
Public Health Analyst 2, Courts and Corrections division

John Monahan
University of Virginia School of Law
John S. Shannon Distinguished Professor of Law
Professor of Psychology, Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences

Daniel Murrie
University of Virginia Institute of Law, Psychiatry, & Public Policy
Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Neurobehavioral Sciences

Sarah Olson
NC Indigent Defense Services
Forensic Resource Counsel

Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Social Medicine

Sandra Guerra Thompson
The University of Houston Law Center
Newell H. Blakely Chair