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  • Talisa Carter,

    University of Delaware
    Newark, DE 19716

    Biography

    ​Originally from Long Island, NY, TaLisa J. Carter received her B.A. in Criminology from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. After graduating from UPenn, she worked as a corrections officer in Savannah, Georgia. TaLisa received her M.A. degree in Criminology from the University of Delaware and is currently pursuing her PhD in the department of Sociology and Criminal Justice. She is a UD Graduate Student of Distinction, a recipient of the UD Grad Scholar award and a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. TaLisa uses both quantitative and qualitative methodology to explore her research interests: criminology, race and social institutions – particularly corrections and the black church. She has presented at national conferences including the American Society of Criminology, the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and the Eastern Sociological Society. TaLisa currently serves as the President of UD’s Black Graduate Student Association and chairs the Minority Mentor lecture series hosted by her department.

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    Exploring the Impact of Psychological Examinations in Correctional Hiring Practices. Working with the Department of Correction, collected data that evaluated the effectiveness of psychological screenings on correctional applicants in relation to a range of adverse behavior. Additionally, analyzed the psychological instrument for a range of inherent biases, including ones based on race/ethnicity.

 

 

Newark, DE 19716<div class="ExternalClass083DD3CC56364CF59B6108F921580890"><p>​Originally from Long Island, NY, TaLisa J. Carter received her B.A. in Criminology from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. After graduating from UPenn, she worked as a corrections officer in Savannah, Georgia. TaLisa received her M.A. degree in Criminology from the University of Delaware and is currently pursuing her PhD in the department of Sociology and Criminal Justice. She is a UD Graduate Student of Distinction, a recipient of the UD Grad Scholar award and a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. TaLisa uses both quantitative and qualitative methodology to explore her research interests: criminology, race and social institutions – particularly corrections and the black church. She has presented at national conferences including the American Society of Criminology, the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and the Eastern Sociological Society. TaLisa currently serves as the President of UD’s Black Graduate Student Association and chairs the Minority Mentor lecture series hosted by her department.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass308B84D4F59B495B816BBC92E09A0DBB"><p>Send me the name of the project, key players, overview of the project goal(s) or objective(s)</p><p>Exploring the Impact of Psychological Examinations in Correctional Hiring Practices. Working with the Department of Correction, collected data that evaluated the effectiveness of psychological screenings on correctional applicants in relation to a range of adverse behavior. Additionally, analyzed the psychological instrument for a range of inherent biases, including ones based on race/ethnicity. </p></div>Projectstjcarter@udel.eduCarter, Talisa <img alt="" src="/Images%20Bios/TaLisaCarter2.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />

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  • Race, Justice, Policy Research Initiative
  • University of Delaware
  • 18 Amstel Avenue, Newark DE 19716, USA
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