Elsa Chen

Elsa Chen

Elsa Chen

Associate Professor at Santa Clara University

echen@scu.edu

(408) 551-7055

Areas of Expertise

  • Criminal justice sentencing policy
  • Racial and ethnic disparities in sentencing outcomes
  • Effects of mandatory minimum sentencing policies

Education

  • Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles, 2000
  • M.P.P., Harvard University, 1993
  • A.B. Princeton University, 1991

Elsa Chen was a 2008 SRI participant. Her project was "In the Furtherance of Injustice? Prosecutorial Discretion and Racial/Ethnic Sentencing Disparities in California Counties"

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