Kathy Martinez-Prather

Texas School Safety Center

Kathy Martinez-Prather earned a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in Criminal Justice from Texas State University. Kathy is currently the Director of the Texas School Safety Center (TxSSC). She conducts research in the areas of school-based policing, school safety practices, exclusionary discipline practices in schools, and school-based safety policy. She has published in the Criminal Justice Policy Review, Journal of Qualitative Criminal Justice and Criminology, and the International Journal of Cyber Criminology.

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