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Martha Amaya

Research Assistant, Tourism Safety and Crowd Science
Department(s): Crime and Justice Policy


Martha Amaya was born in Lompoc, California, but has lived in Las Vegas since the age of three. She is pursuing degrees in Criminal Justice, French, and Political Science, and would like to work with the U.S. Department of State as a Foreign Service Officer. Because of the high-energy nature of the job, she is interested in studying crowd management to actively apply groundbreaking techniques in the Foreign Service workforce. She will be graduating in Spring of 2020 and plans to pursue a graduate degree in International Relations.