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Lyndsay Thompson Doctoral Student, Doctoral Teaching Fellow

Educational Background

M.S., Criminal Justice, Northeastern University
B.A., International Affairs, George Washington University


A Massachusetts native, Lyndsay received her B.A. in International Affairs from the Elliott School at George Washington University, where she worked for a public affairs firm on domestic public policy issues and for an international refugee aid organization. She also has an M.S. in Criminal Justice from Northeastern University, where she worked with Dr. Jack McDevitt on a mental health and law enforcement public policy committee advising the Massachusetts state legislature firearms legislation, and assisted with research on domestic minor sex trafficking in Massachusetts. Her research interests include human trafficking, prostitution and urban policy, sexual violence in hidden and marginalized populations, and the role of race and gender in victimization in American history.