Dr. Shawn Marsh

University of Nevada, Reno (USA)

Shawn C. Marsh, Ph.D., Director of Judicial Studies/Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Social Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno (USA)/ Chief Program Officer for Juvenile Law at the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) until 2016

Dr. Marsh has served (and currently serves) on numerous national advisory committees, including the U.S. National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention Task Force, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control STRYVE Youth Violence Prevention Council, the U.S. Office of Victims of Crime Coordinating Systems of Care Steering Committee, and the National Training Team for Racial and Ethnic Fairness in the Courts coordinated by the National Center for State Courts.

With the NCJFCJ, he provided nationwide technical assistance on topics such as implicit bias and trauma-responsive justice, and oversaw myriad national projects focused on child welfare, juvenile justice, judicial decision-making, school engagement, and trauma/victimization. Dr. Marsh also shares a broad field experience with youth in detention and correction settings as an educator and mental health clinician.

His scholarly work and research appears in various edited books and journals, including Victims & Offenders, Youth Violence & Juvenile Justice, Juvenile and Family Law Court Journal, Residential Treatment for Children & Youth, and Correctional Psychiatry.