Amy Lavender

Title/Department: Master of Science in Human Ecology




Amy is interested in the impact of incarceration on children and families. She is also interested in access to supportive care and resources for families in relation to the criminal and juvenile justice systems.

Education and Relevant Experience

Amy graduated in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies, and certificates in Criminal Justice and Education & Educational Services from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After receiving her bachelor’s degree, Amy worked at an Autism clinic and AODA women’s correctional house before returning to school.

Awards and Recognitions