April Carrillo (she/her/hers) is an assistant professor of Criminal Justice at the University of South Dakota, focusing on LGBTQ+ and their treatment by the criminal legal system, specifically trans folx.
Teaching interests are criminological theory, LGBTQ+ folx and the criminal legal system, and inequity.
Research focuses on LGBTQ+ and their treatment by the criminal legal system, specifically trans folx.
- Ph D, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Old Dominion University, 2021
- MS, Criminal Justice,, University of Tennessee Chattanooga, 2017
- BS, Criminal Justice, University of Tennessee Chattanooga, 2015
Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.
- Carrillo, April. ""PREA is a joke": A case study of how trans PREA standards are(n't) enforced.".
- Carrillo, April, ICE(D) Out: Exploration of media coverage of the death and mistreatment of trans women in ICE detention facilities.. Presented at the LGBTQ Research Symposium, Virtual. (May 27, 2022)
- Carrillo, April, Presented at the LGBTQ+ Issues in Schools & Communities, University of South Dakota. (April 19, 2022)
- , "Nobody stood up for the fact that I was a woman except for me": trans folx and courtroom practitioner lack of cultural competency. Presented at the Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies Conference (March 25, 2022)
- Carrillo, April, Just Ask: An On the Ground Application of Queer Praxis.. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology (November 17, 2021)