Sheena Gardner

Assistant Research Professor

Dr. Gardner is an assistant research professor and founding member of the Evaluation Research Group at SSRC and holds an affiliation with the Mississippi Crime and Justice Research Unit, a collaborative effort between the SSRC, the Department of Sociology at Mississippi State University, and the Legal Studies Department at the University of Mississippi. Her work centers largely on the implementation and evaluation of systems-level change with a primary interest in the Mississippi juvenile justice system. She specializes in qualitative data collection and analysis, management of large administrative databases, and evaluation research design.