Justice, Law and Society
Maya Barak is a doctoral student in the Department of Justice, Law, and Society with a dual concentration in the sociology of the law and criminology, and an overall emphasis on qualitative methods. Her research brings together the topics of law, deviance, immigration, and power utilizing interdisciplinary approaches that span the fields of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Law and Society, Sociology, and Anthropology.
Prior to joining the JLS community Maya was a labor and immigrant rights community organizer in Michigan, where she partnered with the 2010 United States Census, as well as a data analyst for the Washtenaw County Juvenile Court.
Maya holds a BA in Social Anthropology and Peace and Social Justice from the University of Michigan and an MA in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Eastern Michigan University.
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