Pamela Michele Everett University of Nevada, Reno, USAPamela M. Everett is a lecturer in the Department of Criminal Justice, University of Nevada, Reno. She earned her undergraduate degree in criminal justice at the University of Nevada, Reno, where she was the top graduating senior in the College of Arts and Sciences. She then
earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego School of Law, where she wrote for the University of San Diego Law Review, garnered first-place honors in the Appellate Moot Court competition, and earned the Best Brief/Best Oralist award for first-year law students. Everett began her teaching career as an adjunct instructor of criminal justice at the University of Nevada, Reno, and then served as an assistant/associate professor of criminal justice at Wayne State College in Nebraska. During her tenure at Wayne State College, she focused her research and publishing efforts on wrongful convictions, community policing, and the mentally ill in the criminal justice system, including serving as assistant editor and a contributor for SAGE’s Encyclopedia of Community Policing and Problem Solving. She also served as a features/opinion columnist for the Omaha World-Herald and an opinion columnist for the Wayne Stater. She is a member of the California Bar Association, a volunteer attorney with the California Innocence Project, and a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences/Law and Policy Section.