Erin M. Kerrison

Job title: 
BIDS Faculty Affiliate
Social Welfare, UC Berkeley
  • Assistant Professor, School of Social Welfare, UC Berkeley

Erin M. Kerrison's work extends from a legal epidemiological framework, wherein law and legal institutions operate as structural determinants of health. Specifically, through varied agency partnerships, her mixed-method research agenda investigates the impact that compounded structural disadvantage, concentrated poverty and state supervision has on service delivery, substance misuse, violence, and other health outcomes for individuals and communities marked by criminal legal system intervention.


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Research interests: 

Carceral Abolition, Data for Good, Empirical Legal Studies, Public Health, Structural Racism