Katorah Williams is a first year PhD student. Born and raised in Philadelphia, she received her Bachelors of Science in Neuroscience and Psychology from Temple University and a Masters of Science in Criminal Justice from West Chester University. Prior to coming to Temple, Katorah completed two years in Immaculata University's Doctorate in Clinical Psychology program, during which she provided counseling for trauma victims. In 2016, she and a group of colleagues gave a presentation on sex trafficking at the Pennsylvania Psychological Association Convention. Her research interests include the relationship between trauma and personality in crime/delinquency, victimology, the development of “street smarts,” the intersection between race and crime, sex crimes, and criminological theory.