• About:

      Wendy Cavendish is an Associate Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning at the University of Miami.  She was previously a research faculty member at the Center for Criminology and Public Policy Research at Florida State University. She is currently (2015-2017) a Visiting Research Scholar at Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute collaborating with Dr. Jen Samson.  Dr. Cavendish’s research has an interdisciplinary focus that examines the identification of practices and processes in schools and other social institutions (e.g., criminal justice system) that facilitate and support successful transition of youth. Dr. Cavendish’s work has been published in the Journal of Learning Disabilities, Learning Disability Quarterly, and Journal of Adolescence.