Sara Valdebenito

Sara came to Cam­bridge in 2011 and she is cur­rent­ly enrolled in the PhD pro­gramme at the Insti­tute of Crim­i­nol­o­gy in the Uni­ver­si­ty of Cam­bridge.

Her areas of research are evi­dence-based crime pre­ven­tion strate­gies, exper­i­men­tal crim­i­nol­o­gy and meta-analy­sis. Dur­ing the aca­d­e­m­ic year 2014/15 she will be lec­tur­ing the course on meta-analy­sis in the Social Sci­ences Research Meth­ods Cen­tre.

Sara has col­lab­o­rat­ed with the Cam­bridge Cen­tre for Evi­dence Based Polic­ing as a train­er for the course Strate­gic Analy­sis of Crime Infor­ma­tion devel­oped for the Min­istry of Inte­ri­or in Uruguay (2013/2015).

Before com­ing to Cam­bridge, Sara worked for the Chilean gov­ern­ment, where she par­took in the design and imple­men­ta­tion of the new pol­i­cy for the Juve­nile Jus­tice Sys­tem.