Rebecca S. Goldstein is an Assistant Professor of Law and Assistant Professor of Political Science (by courtesy) at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research examines the politics of the criminal justice system. She uses quantitative methods to examine how politics shapes criminal justice, and how criminal justice shapes politics. Her recent work has focused on policing, incarceration, monetary sanctions, and local political economy.
Goldstein received her Ph.D. from Harvard University’s Department of Government in 2019 and B.A. in Statistics from Harvard College in 2013. Her research has appeared or is forthcoming in the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, the American Sociological Review, Urban Affairs Review, and the Yale Law Journal.
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B.A., Harvard College (2013)
Ph.D., Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (2019)
Rebecca Goldstein is not teaching any Law courses in Fall 2023.