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Sarah Craun, PhD

Department of Social Work

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Sarah W. Craun, PhD, is currently a social science statistician at the United States Marshals Service since 2010. Her research has focused on secondary traumatic stress among law enforcement who view child pornography as part of their jobs, firearm use against law enforcement and suicides of fugitives at apprehension. Prior to joining the Marshals Service she was an Assistant Professor of Social Work at the University of Tennessee, specializing in research on the utility of and views about sex offender registries. She obtained her MSW and PhD in Social Welfare from the University of California – Los Angeles.


  • PhD, Social Welfare, University of California, Los Angeles
  • MSW, University of California, Los Angeles