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Eileen Kirk

Eileen Kirk is a doctoral student at the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Northeastern University. Eileen’s research focuses on the intersection of public policy, social inequality, communities, and crime. Her recent work examines the relationship between mass incarceration and neighborhood crime, exploring how criminal justice system involvement contributes to neighborhood disadvantage and disruption of social functions. For her dissertation research, Eileen is studying whether community investment through housing policies is associated with neighborhood crime and social processes.