Student Assistants and Student Fellows

Graduate Student Assistants and Student Fellows are Radford University Criminal Justice graduate students who work on Center activities through funding from the Criminal Justice Department or external grants, directed independent study credit, internship credit or volunteering. For the 2021-2022 School Year, they include:

  • Tyler Blaylock¬†
  • Trey Bussey
  • Kyle Cardenas
  • Tayler Hover
  • Courtney Oberer
  • Jack Williams

Undergraduate Student Assistants and Student Fellows are Radford University Criminal Justice undergraduate students who contribute to Center activities through funding, volunteering, and/or directed independent study or internship credit.  For the 2021-2022 School Year, they include:

  • Dana Ours
  • Ethan Reynolds
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Trey Bussey was a criminal justice major/crime analysis minor (BS 2020) and is graduating spring 2022 with his MS in criminal justice and a graduate certificate in crime analysis.  Trey served as a graduate teaching fellow and taught four sections of the department's policing course. His research focuses on crime analysis, police officer health and safety, as well as police use of force.  He is starting the Ph.D. program in criminal justice at University of Nebraska, Omaha in fall 2022 and will be working in the VIPR (Violence Intervention and Policing Research) Lab. 

 

 

 

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Tayler Hover recently began her new job at Raleigh, NC Police Department as a crime analyst. Tayler has worked on several research projects in the Center related to community policing and criminal intelligence analysis systems. She was a criminal justice major/crime analysis minor (BA 2020) and is graduating in spring 2022 with her MS in criminal justice and a graduate certificate in crime analysis. 

 

 

 

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Student Fellow and "Research Rookie" Dana Ours worked with Dr. Rachel Santos to develop a police guidebook on the problem of and police response to "Theft and Burglary of Firearms from Vehicles and Residences." They are pictured here at Radford University's Student Engagement Forum where Dana presented on her poster.