Master of Science in Criminology
Vanessa Paris received her M.S. in Criminology from Penn in 2005. She also attended Penn for her B.A. in Biological Basis of Behavior and a minor in History. Another study examined the heredity of schizophrenia and early onset of recurring depression syndrome. During the summer of 2001, she worked on the Restorative Justice Research Consortium in London, which involved the implementation and study of the efficacy of restorative justice within the British court system. She hopes to work with government agencies in an attempt at lowering re-offending rates in juveniles.