University of Southern California


Designing Effective & Rigorous Research in Correctional Facilities: Experiences at a Women’s Facility

CER Event - Research in Correctional Facilities - Final Updated

Course Description

Panel discussion will address the primary issue of access to correctional facilities as well as regulatory criteria, hurdles and variations in social behavioral and medical research.

Who Should Attend

All levels of faculty, postdocs and graduate students.


Ann Katz, Professor, School of Social Work


Kristin Craun, UP IRB, Director, USC
Lisa Hope, Metropolitan Detention Center-Los Angeles
Michael Brennan, Clinical Professor, USC Gould School of Law
Aileen Hongo, Facilitator, USC Healing Squad
Gloria Killian, Exoneree, Action Committee for Women in Prison


One 1.75 hour session.

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Course Registration

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