Sarah Britto

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Assistant Professor

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Sarah Britto is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Administration in the Department of Public Administration and Public Policy, at California State University, Dominguez Hills. She received her Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Florida State University and has worked at Georgia State University, Central Washington University, Prairie View A&M University, and the University of Regina. Much of her research focuses on the forces that shape crime-related public perceptions, with an emphasis on the role of racialized and gendered media representations. In addition to media research, she has also published several articles on gender inequality and violent crime and co-authored the book “In the Shadow of Death: Restorative Justice and Death Row Families.” 


Courses Taught at CSUDH

CJA 339, Research Methods and Communication in Criminal Justice Administration

CJA 344, Theories of Crime and Criminal Justice Policy


Curriculum Vitae

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