Dallas Augustine

Postdoctoral Student

Dallas Augustine is a criminologist and sociolegal scholar whose research examines punishment and inequality, typically through the use of mixed-methods approaches to studying prisons and reentry. Beyond research, Dallas works in harm reduction to provide direct services to people who use drugs, experience homelessness, or are otherwise impacted by the criminal legal system. Dallas works with Amend to evaluate novel approaches to reducing the use of solitary confinement in maximum security prisons and reentry service provision in minimum security prisons. She received her PhD in Criminology, Law & Society from the University of California, Irvine, where she also received her MA, and earned her BA at New York University.