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Andrew Harris

Current & Recent Research Projects

Law Enforcement and Sex Offender Registration & Notification: Perspectives, Uses, and Experiences
Information Sharing and the Role of Sex Offender Registration and Notification
Funded through the U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice, these two complementary projects involve multi-dimensional assessments of the uses and implementation of the nation's sex offender registration and notification (SORN) systems. The project abstracts may be found here and here.

Preliminary results from our 2015 national survey of law enforcement

Building a Prevention Framework to Address
Teen “Sexting” Behaviors

Funded by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention, this project examines teen and adult perspectives on a range of behaviors commonly referred to as "sexting," with a focus on informing policy and practice responses. The project report may be downloaded here.

Evaluating the Collateral Impacts of Juvenile Sex Offender Registration and Notification
Conducted in collaboration with Dr. Elizabeth Letourneau (Johns Hopkins University) and supported by the Open Society Foundations, this project evaluates the impacts of registration and notification policies on the psychosocial adjustment and well-being of youth who have sexually offended.