NEU Institute of Race and Justice
Dr. Farrell is an Assistant Professor in the College of Criminal Justice and the Associate Director of the Institute on Race and Justice at Northeastern University. Her research focuses on disparity in the criminal justice system. Primary interests include racial and gender differences the administration of justice, discretionary decision making, and prosecution and sentencing practices. She has recently conducted research on local law enforcement responses to human trafficking and is currently leading the development of a national human trafficking data collection program for the Bureau of Justice Statistics. Dr. Farrell is a co-recipient of the National Institute of Justices W.E.B. DuBois Fellowship on crime justice and culture.