MA Graduate Assistants


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Madeline Astin received her B.A. (2017) in Criminal Justice and Sociology from University of Arkansas Fayetteville. She is currently pursuing a M.A. in Criminal Justice. She is currently the Criminal Justice Society Treasurer, Criminal Justice Graduate Student Association Vice President, Alpha Phi Sigma, Omega Delta Chapter, President. Her areas of research include Childhood Victimization, Social Media and Crime and Juvenile Delinquency. Please click here to view Madeline Astin’s Vita. Madeline can be reached at meastin@ualr.edu.


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Madison Doyle is a Graduate Assistant and Master’s student in the Department of Criminal Justice at UA Little Rock. She received her B.S. in Criminal Justice/ Criminology & Psychological Science from Ball State University. Madison has recently taken on the role of Treasurer/ Secretary for our department’s Graduate Student Association. Her research interests include Sentencing Policy, Victimology, Mental Illness & the Criminal Justice System, and Policing. Please click here to view Madison Doyle’s Vita. Madison can be reached at mkdoyle@ualr.edu.


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Jesse Horton is a Master of Arts student and Graduate Assistant in the department of Criminal Justice. He has received his Associates of Science in Law Enforcement and Bachelors of Arts in Criminal Justice at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Mr. Horton has research interests in policy, juvenile delinquency, and community policing. Please click here to view Jesse Horton’s Vita. Jesse can be reached at jxhorton1@ualr.edu.


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Randi Marie Latiolais is a Graduate Assistant and Master’s student at UA Little Rock. She received her B.A. in Criminal Justice from Henderson State University. She was a student athlete at HSU, as well as, a captain of the swim team her senior year. Randi took part in the Criminal Justice Summer Research program at UA Little Rock in June 2018. Her research interests include Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse, Hate crimes, and policing. Please click here to view Randi Latiolais’s Vita. Randi can be reached at rmlatiolas@ualr.edu.


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Trye Price is a graduate assistant at the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Trye received his Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice (2018) and began as a master’s student the fall semester of 2018 with the intention of continuing on into the Doctorate program. His research interest include victimization, human trafficking, prostitution, and elderly abuse. Please click here to view Trye Price’s Vita. Trye can be reached at tmprice@ualr.edu.


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Kayla Turner received her B.A. (2017) in Criminal Justice from UALR while playing on the women’s soccer team. She is currently pursuing a M.A. in Criminal Justice. Her areas of research include terrorism, radical/extremist groups, school shootings, and school resource officers. She is currently the Criminal Justice Society Secretary and works as a Campus Living Graduate Assistant. Please click here to view Kayla Turner’s Vita. Kayla can be reached at kxturner@ualr.edu.