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Alumni Conversations: Melanie Langness ’19, Policy Analyst

March 30, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Melanie Langness is a policy analyst in the Urban Institute’s Justice Policy Center. She works on the Victimization and Juvenile Justice team. Melanie’s research focuses on analyzing systems of violence and harm while centering a community-conscious and trauma-informed lens. Her recent research includes a national scan of trauma-informed care and victim services for incarcerated women, an evaluation of an abusive partner intervention program, and ongoing technical capacity-building work with victim service organizations in Washington, DC.

Melanie is a mixed-methods researcher with experience in surveying, qualitative coding, community-engaged methods, and narrative work. She graduated from UNC with highest distinction and honors as a Morehead-Cain scholar with a bachelor of arts in political science and double minors in public policy and art history. Join us for an informal conversation with Melanie.

This event is sponsored by Honors Carolina. Register on the Go Anywhere platform.


March 30, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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