Amanda Witwer

Amanda   Witwer
  • PhD Student
  • School of Criminal Justice
  • BA 2018, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Biography

Amanda R. Witwer is a second-year doctoral student in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in public policy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2018 and worked as a Research Analyst at RTI International for several years. Her research interests center around court system policy and use of technology. She supports the Effective Practices in Community Supervision (EPICS) program at the Ingham County 30th Circuit Court—Family Division.


Publications

Sex Trafficking and Substance Use: Identifying High Priority Needs Within the Criminal Justice System

Year: 2022 Authors: Langton, L., Planty, M., Banks, D., Witwer, A., Woods, D., Vermeer, M. & Jackson, B. Publisher: National Institute of Justice (as part of the Priority Criminal Justice Needs Initiative)

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Queer Health-Care Experiences in a Military Population

Year: 2022 Authors: Oblea, P.N., Adams, A.R., Nguyen-Wu, E.D., Hawley-Molloy, J.S., Balsam, K., Badger, T.A., Witwer, A.R., & Cartwright, J. Journal: Journal of Homosexuality

Online Dispute Resolution: Perspectives to Support Successful Implementation and Outcomes in Court Proceedings

Year: 2021 Authors: Witwer, A., Langton, L., Banks, D., Woods, D., Vermeer, M., Jackson, B. Publisher: National Institute of Justice (as part of the Priority Criminal Justice Needs Initiative)

Virtual Courtroom Survey: Analysis Report

Year: 2021 Authors: Hamm, J.A., Ropp J., Scott B.A., Witwer, A.R. Publisher: Michigan Supreme Court

The Spread of Local Criminal Justice Practices

Year: 2020 Authors: Lattimore, P., Tueller, S., Levin-Rector, A., Witwer, A. Journal: Federal Probation

 

Countering technology-facilitated abuse: Criminal justice strategies for combating nonconsensual pornography, sextortion, doxing and swatting

Year: 2020 Authors: Witwer, A., Langton, L., Vermeer, M., Banks, D., Woods, D., & Jackson, B. Publisher: National Institute of Justice

Court appearances in criminal proceedings through telepresence: Identifying research and practice needs to preserve fairness while leveraging new technology

Year: 2020 Authors: Gourdet, C., Witwer, A., Langton, L., Banks, D., Planty, M., Woods, D., & Jackson, B. Publisher: National Institute of Justice