Assistant Professor, Public Affairs
Megan Welsh is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Affairs at San Diego State University. She completed her PhD in Criminal Justice at John Jay/The CUNY Grad Center, and also has degrees in social work from Temple University and UC Berkeley. Dr. Welsh teaches a variety of research methods courses for both undergraduate and graduate public affairs students. Students in her classes get hands-on experience conducting field research and have opportunities to conduct data analysis projects using real data on crime and other social issues. Dr. Welsh’s research interests include prisoner reentry, policing, and homelessness, and her work has been published in Feminist Criminology, the Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare, and the Journal of Qualitative Criminology & Criminal Justice.