Marisa Omori received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Irvine in Criminology, Law & Society. Prior to joining the faculty at UMSL, she worked as an Assistant Professor at the University of Miami. Her research focuses on the racialization of crime control, including racial inequality within criminal justice institutions, courts and sentencing, and punishment and social control. Specifically, her work investigates questions of how racial inequality is created and maintained within the criminal justice system, and how context and place matters for this inequality.

Areas of Specialization

Racial inequality in criminal justice
Courts and sentencing
Punishment and social control

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