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Sabrina Arredondo Mattson

Project Director
Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence
Institute of Behavioral Science
University of Colorado Boulder
1440 15th Street
Boulder, CO 80302
Email: sabrina.mattson@colorado.edu

Educational History

  • Ph.D.  2003, Sociology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
  • B.A.   1994, Sociology, California State University, Fresno, CA

Professional History

2006-present: Project Director, Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

2003-2006: Senior Research Associate, National Research Center, Inc., Boulder, CO.

1999-2003: Project Manager, Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

1995-1999: Research Assistant, Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

1998: Research Assistant, Latino/Latina Research & Policy Center, University of Colorado, Denver, CO.

1996: Research Assistant, Pearl Project, Dr. Kenneth W. Wanberg, Golden, CO.

1995-1996: Research Assistant, Ethnic Studies Department, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

1993-1994: Research Assistant, California State University, Fresno, CA.

Selected Publications

Williams, Kirk R. & Sabrina Arredondo Mattson. (2006). Qualitative lessons from a community-based violence prevention project with null findings. New Directions for Evaluation, 110, 5-17.

Arredondo Mattson, S. (2005). After-School Initiative Evaluation. The Colorado Trust, Denver, CO.

Arredondo, S., Aultman-Bettridge, T., Johnson, T.P., Williams, K.R., Ninneman, L., & Torp, K. 1999. Preventing Youth Handgun Violence: A National Study with Trends and Patterns for the State of Colorado. Boulder, CO: Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence.

Other Experience and Activities

Consulting:

2002-2003: Technical Assistance, Homicide Report Update, United States Attorney's Office, District of Colorado, CO.

2002-2003: Synthesis of Research Symposium on "Violence and Crime in California," Public Health Institute, CA.

2001-2003: Technical Assistance & Evaluation, ECCOS Family Center, Consultant, Colorado Trust, Denver, CO.

1999-2002: Evaluation Contractor, "Youth in the Juvenile Justice System," Denver District Attorney Diversion Program, Denver, CO.

2000: Technical Assistance, Puerto Rico Corrections Administration, National Institute of Corrections, PR.

2000 and 1998: Evaluation Contractor, Data Analysis & Follow-up Report, City of Aurora Judicial Performance Commission, Aurora, CO.

1999: Co-Principal Investigator (Kirk R. Williams, Principal Investigator) "Pilot Evaluation: Pathways to Tolerance Program," Anti-Defamation League, Denver, CO.

Undergraduate Courses Taught:

Spring 1997: Deviance, Graduate Student Part-time Instructor, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

Fall 1996: Juvenile Delinquency, Teaching Assistant, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

University Service:

August 1997- May 1999: Member of the Sociology Diversity Committee, Department of Sociology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

August 1996- May 1997: Social Director, Graduate Student Association, Department of Sociology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

Reviewer for Professional Journals:

2003: Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice.

Awards and Honors:

University Enhancement Fellowship, The Graduate School, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1997.

IBS Graduate Research Assistant, Minority Scholarship, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1996.

University Fellowship, The Graduate School, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1994.

Minority Summer Enrichment Program Fellowship, California State University Fresno, 1994.

Revised: July 11, 2008