Deirdre Rabideau, LLM., is a Senior Research Project Coordinator at the Steve Hicks School of Social Work’s Institute on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault (IDVSA). She is a research professional with extensive experience using qualitative research methods on projects relating to the U.S. Criminal Justice System with the goal of informing global policy decisions. Deirdre received her Masters of Law from Queens University of Belfast and is a published co-author in the Journal of Quantitative Criminology. She has spent the last five years collecting, compiling, and analyzing data using standard practices in public policy and social justice research, including a large scale mixed-methods program evaluation of four domestic violence centers in New York City that incorporate professionals from multiple social and legal service agencies to help survivors of domestic violence, elder abuse, and sex trafficking. In addition, she has evaluated various risk assessment tools that are typically used for high risk populations, such as LGBTQ+ individuals and immigrants.
Luallen, J., Edgerton, J., Rabideau, D. (2017). A quasi-experimental evaluation of the impact of public assistance on prisoner recidivism. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 34(1), 1–33.