Department of Sociology

Andrew Krebs

M.A., DePaul University

Andrew Krebs



Mental Health & Criminal Justice; Criminology; Law & Society


Andrew Krebs is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Sociology at The University of Texas at Austin. His dissertation research (prospectus pending) investigates the relationship between systems of criminal justice and mental health care with a specific focus on the psychiatric treatment of justice-involved individuals with serious mental illness.

Andrew’s previous research examines judicial perceptions of child custody laws (Law and Social Inquiry 2015), and jury representativeness (Justice Quarterly 2017). He passed his comprehensive exams in Crime, Law & Deviance, and the Sociology of Law.

Andrew is the full-time research assistant to Professor Jay L. Westbrook at the UT School of Law, where he is conducting an investigation into Chapter 11 business bankruptcy cases. Also, in the summer, Andrew teaches "Crime & Justice" for the College of Liberal Arts at UT.

Before enrolling at UT, Andrew graduated with a M.A. in Sociology from DePaul University (2012) and a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (2010). He is also a proud graduate of Walnut Hills High School in Cincinnati, OH.

You can follow him on Twitter @A4Andrew

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