WinchesterElizabeth Winchester

Research Associate
BS, Louisiana State University, 1993
MS, Louisiana State University, 1995
PhD, Louisiana State University, 1998
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Dr. Elizabeth Winchester has been working as a Research Associate in the Office of Social Service Research and Development for almost 15 years. From 2001 to 2013, she helped develop, implement and evaluate the Truancy Assessment and Service Centers for the state of Louisiana. This highly innovative program was design to identify children most at risk for truancy at the earliest ages and match these children and their families with the appropriate resources, interventions and services when necessary to remove any barriers to school attendance and school attachment. It was the purpose of this program to improve long term outcomes for these children and their families.

Most recently she has been working on the Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination (BRAVE) program. This program seeks to reduce group related violence specifically gun violence in the areas of Baton Rouge that are most affected by violent crime. Dr. Winchester is coordinating and preparing the violent crime data for the LSU research team to use for analysis, evaluation and reporting to law enforcement in East Baton Rouge parish.

Selected Publications

Technical Research Reports:

Guin, C. C., Barthelemy, J., Rizzuto, T., Thomas-Smith, J., Winchester, E., Mayberry, S., Zhu, H., & Reed, A. (2015). Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination: 2-year evaluation report. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University.

Guin, C.C., Boutte-Myer, R., Rhodes, J.L., Robison, S.B., Thomas-Smith, J., Winchester, (2012)Truancy Assessment and Service Center (TASC): Final Report, May, 1999-December 2012. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University.

Curriculum Vitae