Carla Shedd is Assistant Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Columbia University. Her research and teaching interests focus on: crime and criminal justice; race and ethnicity; law; inequality; and urban sociology. Shedd has been published in the American Sociological Review, Sociological Methods & Research. She is the author of Unequal City: Race, Schools, & Perceptions of Injustice (2015). Shedd’s current research examines the juvenile justice system in New York City, investigating how young people’s linked institutional experiences influence their placement on and movement along the carceral continuum.