MELANY VARGAS

MELANY VARGAS

Research Assistant

MELANYV@SMU.EDU

Melany Vargas joins the Deason Criminal Justice Center to work on criminal justice research with Dr. Davies. Melany received her BA in Criminology from the University of Texas at Dallas and an MS in Human Rights and Social Justice from SMU. Melany comes to us after working for a few years at a non-profit organization aiding survivors of sex trafficking and also has over 6 years of experience as a Rape Victim Advocate in the Dallas community. She is now currently enrolled in the Dispute Resolution program at SMU and intends to incorporate these skills into her future work on human rights violations.