Carina received her BA in Psychology with a double major in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2017. She then obtained a master’s degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from IUP in 2018. Her synthesis project focused on prison programs offered inside correctional facilities and their effectiveness on recidivism rates. She is currently a first-year graduate student in the sociology program at WVU. Her interests include (but are not limited to) corrections, white-collar crime, and criminological theory.