Staff, GSRs, Interns

Colleen Stone, Center Manager

Colleen (Massengale) Stone manages all public relations and administrative aspects of the Science & Justice Research Center, its projects and grants, curriculum, training and visitor programs. Additionally, Colleen is the department assistant for Sociology, supporting faculty driven research. Before coming to UCSC, Colleen worked for the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department; taught Conversational English at Xin Huaizhong (Huai’an High School) in China’s Jiangsu province; and held several corporate retail administrative management positions. She holds a BA in Sociology with a concentration in intercultural and interpersonal relations as well as a BA in Dance that focuses on choreographic research together with cultural and historical studies (Critical Dance Studies) from the University of California, Riverside (2002). Colleen has been a freelance dancer, choreographer, production management assistant and production designer and technologist since 1997 throughout Southern California theatres and is currently interested in devising original performing arts pieces expanding science-and-justice themes with public engagement.


Graduate Student Researcher

Our Graduate Student Researcher provides support with our events, assists with envisioning and documenting the growth of our program, and assists with supervision of our artists in residence and undergraduate research assistants.

Dennis Browe (2019-2021)

Dennis Browe is a PhD student in the Department of Sociology at UC Santa Cruz.

Past Graduate Student Researchers

Andy Murray (2016-2019)

Sociology, UC Santa Cruz. More on Andy's research.

Katherine Weatherford Darling (2016)

Sociology, UC San Francisco

More on Kate’s research.

Samuael Topiary  (2014-2016)

Film & Digital Media

More on Topiary’s research.

Lizzy Hare (2014-2015)


More on Lizzy’s research.

Martha Kenney (2013-2014)

History of Consciousness

More on Martha’s research