Monica Mielke

Monica Mielke is a doctoral student in the Department of Criminology. Prior to starting at Penn, Monica conducted evaluations of education and juvenile justice-related programs at the University of Chicago Urban Labs (Crime Lab and Education Lab), at Research for Action in Philadelphia, and at Policy Studies Associates in Washington, DC. She received her BA in sociology and Germanic studies from the University of Chicago. She is interested in studying connections between juvenile justice and education and in improving outcomes for youth involved in the justice system.