- Criminal Justice Assistant Professor
Dr. Megan Magers is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice, College of Human Ecology, at East Carolina University. She earned a PhD in Public Affairs from the University of Central Florida and M.S., B.S. in Justice Administration and B.S. in Psychology from the University of Louisville. Her research primarily focuses on examining criminal justice responses to special populations/offenders with mental illness, substance abuse, or homelessness issues. She has conducted program evaluation research examining the effectiveness of the Drug Court and Memphis Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) models. Other research interests include working with community agencies in collaborative research, development, and evaluation projects.