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Data for change:

A statistical analysis of police stops, searches, handcuffings, and arrests in Oakland, California

The numbers don’t speak for themselves: Racial disparities and the persistence of inequality in the criminal justice system

Professional Experience

 

Associate Director of Criminal Justice Partnerships                     2019-present

SPARQ (Social Psychological Answers to Real-world Questions)

Research Center, Department of Psychology, Stanford University

 

Research Scientist                                                                                   2016-present

SPARQ (Social Psychological Answers to Real-world Questions)

Research Center, Department of Psychology, Stanford University

 

Founder                                                                                                      2017-present

Hetey Consulting LLC

 

Education

 

Stanford University, Ph.D., Social Psychology                                                2013

Adviser: Dr. Jennifer L. Eberhardt

 

Stanford University, M.A., Social Psychology                                                  2009

 

Yale University, B.A., Psychology                                                                        2007

 

Research Interests

 

A social-psychological perspective on law enforcement and the criminal justice system; race and crime; race and policing; police-community relations; public policy; racial stereotyping and prejudice; inequality

Publications & Research

Language from police body camera footage shows

racial disparities in officer respect

Strategies for change:

Research initiatives and recommendations to improve

police-community relations in Oakland, California

Racial disparities in incarceration

increase acceptance of punitive policies

Cops and criminals:

The interplay of mechanistic and animalistic dehumanization in the criminal justice system