Maya Moritz is an incoming doctoral student in the Department of Criminology. Her background is in historical and labor economics and her work has focused on the effect of legal changes and education decisions on crime and employment outcomes. She completed her B.Sc. in Economics at the University of St. Andrews, where she wrote her thesis on the German dual vocational training system and studied abroad at the University of Toronto. For her M.Sc. at Universität Mannheim, she contributed to projects related to the impact of family size on educational attainment and the legacy of legal reform in Prussia. She has also served in research assistance and science communications roles at the Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation Technology, the GESIS-Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, the St. Andrews School of Economics, and the Rotman School of Management.