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Karin D. Martin

ABF/JPB Foundation Access to Justice Scholar 2021-22

Karin D. Martin is Assistant Professor at the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy & Governance at the University of Washington, where she is also Adjunct Assistant Professor of Sociology. She is a crime policy specialist whose areas of expertise are monetary sanctions, racial disparities in the criminal justice system, and decision-making in the criminal legal context. She received the University of Washington Distinguished Teaching Award in 2020. She is Affiliated Faculty with the West Coast Poverty Center and the Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology at the University of Washington. Her work has appeared in a variety of journals across disciplines, including: Social Issues and Policy ReviewAnnual Review of CriminologySociological PerspectivesLaw and Human Behavior, Journal of Social and Political PsychologyJournal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, International Journal of Prisoner Health, Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences, and UCLA Criminal Justice Law Review.

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