B.S., Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, Towson University
Phone: 410-837-3977 ext. 291
Andrea Salizzoni grew up outside of the City of Pittsburgh until she moved to Maryland for college. She graduated Cum Laude from Towson University in 2018 with her Bachelors of Science in Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice with a concentration in Criminal Justice. Previously, she worked at a high-risk domestic abuse shelter and as a Governor’s Summer Internship Fellow, where she was a legislative assistant to a member of Governor Hogan’s Cabinet during the 2018 Maryland legislative session, working on paid sick leave legislation and small business regulations. Andrea is pursuing her Master’s degree in Public Policy with a track in Public Management at the University of Maryland Baltimore County.
At FRI, Andrea is working with Dr. Shannon Gwin Mitchell and Dr. Laura Monico on a NIDA-funded evaluation of implementation of Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) in jails across the U.S. Andrea’s research interests include policy interventions pertaining to gun violence on college campuses, exploring new responses to low-level criminal violations, and criminal justice reform more generally. Andrea enjoys her work at FRI as it bridges her personal and academic research interests together in an applied setting.