Nicolas Gutierrez from the Project for Sanitation Justice

Nicolas Gutierrez III is a second-year master’s student in the Criminal Justice and Criminology program. As Dr. Welsh Carroll’s graduate research assistant, he has presented study findings at multiple conferences as a co-presenter and in a forthcoming manuscript as a co-author. His research focuses on the criminalization of poverty and homelessness, racialized policing, and community mobilization. He earned a B.A. in Criminology, Law, and Society from the University of California, Irvine. Nicolas has also been designated a Sally Casanova Scholar through the California State University Pre-Doctoral Program.