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Steve Clark

Steven Clark

Director, Presley Center for Crime and Justice Studies

Steven Clark is a Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Riverside. His research focuses on issues related to human memory, eyewitness identification, and the role of eyewitnesses and victims in the criminal justice system. Clark has consulted with law enforcement, and with both defense and prosecuting attorneys. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Eunice Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). He has spoken at national meetings for both the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) and the National Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL). He currently serves on the board of directors for the Association for Criminal Justice Research in California (ACJR-CA) and the editorial board of Law and Human Behavior.

Sharon Oselin

Sharon Oselin

Associate Director, Presley Center for Crime and Justice Studies

Sharon S. Oselin is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Riverside. Much of her work focuses on crime and deviance, with a particular emphasis on sex work. In addition to a number of journal articles, she is the author of Leaving Prostitution: Getting Out and Staying Out of Sex Work (2014, NYU Press). She is currently working on a project that examines the ways in which gentrification impacts those engaged in the illicit shadow economy by drawing on the case of street-based sex workers in Washington DC.

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