Kathleen Darcy is a doctoral student in the School of Criminal Justice. Her research interests include intersections of gender-based violence, the law, civil rights, and institutions. Kathleen is passionate about interdisciplinary work and examining how the law impacts those affected by gender-based violence. She received her BA in English Language and Literature from the University of Michigan in 2009, with a minor in Environment. She received her Juris Doctorate from Michigan State University College of Law in 2013 and is licensed to practice law in the state of Michigan. She received her MA from University of Chicago in 2017 with an interdisciplinary focus on law, criminal justice, history, and human rights. Her recent work has appeared in Pepperdine Law Review, Cornell Law Review, and Psychology, Public Policy and Law.