Mansi Patel

Mansi Patel MBA, LMSW graduated from Pittsburgh State University with a Bachelor's in Psychology and worked as a Social Services Director for a hospital group. After working for 2 years she decided to pursue a Masters in Business Administration at Benedictine University. Mansi graduated with a MBA in 2010 and worked in finance for over 5 years until she decided to pursue a Master in Social Work at University of Texas Arlington. Mansi graduated with a MSW in 2018 and worked at the Children's Advocacy Center of Collin County as the CSEC Care Coordinator for Collin County. It was her experience at the Advocacy Center that launched her interest in pursuing a PhD. Mansi is a originally from India and is fluent in both Hindi and her native tongue Gujarati. Mansi's research interests include criminal justice reform, sentencing disparities in justice involved people, women offenders, restorative justice, and advocacy.