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Amanda Young

Amanda Young

Research Public Health Analyst


MPA, North Carolina State University
BS, Criminal Justice, East Carolina University

A research public health analyst in RTI’s Justice Practice Area, Amanda Young previously worked in the Burlington, NC police department, where she assisted victims of crimes in navigating the court system and finding available community services. At RTI, Ms. Young is the training director for the Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) team, where she oversees the planning, coordination, and execution of virtual and in-person trainings. Throughout her time on the SAKI TTA project, Ms. Young has acted as a site liaison, overseen communication and outreach efforts, and developed TTA resources.   

Additionally, Ms. Young is involved in projects focused on officer stress and wellness, recruiting women in policing, gun violence, and understanding work-related stress among medico-legal death investigators. Her research interests include sexual assault, human trafficking, policing and investigative sciences, and domestic- and intimate-partner violence.

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