The Center for Justice Research staff and research team are a collective of diverse individuals with expertise in the areas of research, policy, and advocacy, with a common interest in producing an equitable criminal justice system.
Jennifer Wyatt Bourgeois | Graduate Research Fellow
Jennifer Wyatt Bourgeois is a Center for Justice Research graduate research fellow. Jennifer is currently in her first year of doctoral study in the Administration of Justice Department of the Barbara Jordan – Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University, and previously assisted with the examination of predictive equity among risk assessment instruments. Jennifer holds a BS in Forensic Science from Baylor University, and a MS in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University
Corey Clay | Graduate Research Fellow
Arron Corey Clay is a graduate assistant in the Center for Justice Research (CJR) at Texas Southern University. His work focuses on police violence, probation recidivism, and the criminalization of marijuana. Before joining CJR his research examined deviant behavior, labeling of black males and criminal justice reform. He received masters degrees in psychology from the University of St. Thomas and criminal justice from Sul Ross State University. He is a military veteran and has community and institutional corrections experience.
Jeslyn Huynh | Graduate Research Fellow
Jeslyn Huynh is a Center for Justice Research pre-doctoral fellow in justice reform research. Jeslyn is currently in her second year of doctoral study in the Administration of Justice Department of the Barbara Jordan Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University and her previous research has focused on juvenile delinquency, victimology, and racial profiling. Jeslyn holds a BA and MA in Criminology from University of Houston Clear Lake.