Kate Quintana

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Kate Quintana

Ph.D., Assistant Professor
College of Public Service
ACAD 309
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Office Hours: by appointment

Biographical Information

Kate Quintana is an Assistant Professor in the College of Public Service at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. She received her Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University. Her research focuses on international and comparative criminal justice as well as drug use and drug policy.  Dr. Quintana has published on these areas in both domestic and international outlets with recent articles appearing in Deviant Behavior, Journal of Drug Issues, and the Polish Journal of Criminology.

Research Interests

  • International/Comparative Criminal Justice
  • Drug Policy
  • Drug Use
  • Criminal Desistance
  • Corrections

Curriculum Vitae