This research project explored how foundations approach funding public safety projects, focusing on two counties (Phillips County, Arkansas, and Coahoma County, Mississippi) in the Mississippi Delta.
Jun 29, 2018
Samuel (Sam) Peterson is an associate policy researcher in the Behavioral and Policy Sciences Department at the RAND Corporation. He has broad interests in topics within and outside of criminal justice, with prior research experience in gun violence prevention, sexual assault at American colleges and universities, school-based victimization among adolescents, and substance use within adolescent social networks. His applied research experience includes working with a variety of criminal justice and community stakeholders. Peterson completed his Ph.D. in criminal justice at the University of Cincinnati.