Alyssa LaBerge (Fredericks)

Alyssa  LaBerge (Fredericks)
  • PhD Candidate
  • School of Criminal Justice
  • MS 2020, Michigan State University
  • BA 2017, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire


Curriculum Vitae

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Alyssa is a fourth-year doctoral candidate in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University. She received her B.A. in Criminal Justice from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and her M.S. in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University. Alyssa is currently a Future Academic Scholars in Teaching (FAST) Fellow. Alyssa’s research is community-engaged and practice-focused, and her research interests include adolescent offending and familial relationships. Her primary area of research is focused on the outcomes of youth dually involved in the juvenile justice and child welfare systems.

Selected Publications

LaBerge, A., Cavanagh, C., & Cauffman, E. (2022). Juvenile Justice- and Dual System-Involved Youth: The Role of Primary Caregiver Monitoring Habits on Juvenile Recidivism. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 1-30.

Cavanagh, C., Dalzell, E., LaBerge, A., & Cauffman, E. (2022). Do Parental Monitoring Habits Change in Response to Juvenile Recidivism? In S. Blair & S. Maxwell (Eds.), Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research, Vol. 20: The Justice System and the Family: Police, Courts, and Incarceration (pp. 19-38). Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishing.

LaBerge, A., Osuna, A.I., Cavanagh, C., & Cauffman, E. (2022). Mothers with Justice-Involved Sons: Direct Socioeconomic Impacts of COVID-19 by Neighborhood Disorder in the United States. Journal of Social Issues.

LaBerge, A., Mason, M., & Sanders, K. (2021). Police Dispatch Times: The Effects of Neighborhood Structural Disadvantage. Journal of Criminal Justice.

Cavanagh, C., LaBerge, A., & Cauffman, E. (2021). Attitudes Toward Legal Actors among Dual System YouthJournal of Social Issues.