Wrongful Convictions – Dr. Saundra Westervelt

Dr. Saundra Westervelt is an associate professor of sociology with a focus on criminology who studies wrongful convictions. She recently co-authored the bookLife After Death Row: Exonerees’ Search for Community and Identity,” which chronicles the exonerees’ struggles to reclaim their lives after being set free and examines how policy changes could mitigate those struggles for others.
Westervelt can be reached at sdwester@uncg.edu.