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Kevin Wright

Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Correctional Solutions
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 4420
Assoc Professor
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 4420
Biography

Kevin Wright is an associate professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Director of the Center for Correctional Solutions. His work focuses on enhancing the lives of those living and working in the correctional system through research, education, and community engagement. His published research on these topics has appeared in Justice Quarterly, Criminology & Public Policy, and Journal of Offender Rehabilitation. He developed and taught the first Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program class in the state of Arizona and is a co-founder of the Arizona Transformation Project.  The College of Public Service and Community Solutions named him its Emerging Community Solutions Scholar in 2015, he is a member of peerLA Cohort V of ASU Leadership Academy, and ASU's Committee on Campus Inclusion awarded him with their Catalyst Award for 2017.

Education

2010 PhD  Criminal Justice   Washington State University

2006 MA    Sociology             Washington State University

2004 BS    Sociology              Towson University

2004 BS    Psychology           Towson University

Research Interests

Correctional Policy

Offender Rehabilitation and Reentry

Criminological Theory

Publications

(*denotes graduate student, ** denotes undergraduate student)

Decker, Scott H., and Kevin A. Wright. (Eds.) In Press. Criminology and Public Policy: Putting Theory to Work (2nd Edition).  Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press. 

*Meyers, Travis J., Arynn A. Infante*, and Kevin A. Wright. In Press. “Addressing Serious Violent Misconduct in Prison: Examining an Alternative Form of Restrictive Housing.” International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology.

Wright, Kevin A., Jillian J. Turanovic, Eryn N. O’Neal, Stephanie J. Morse*, and Evan T. Booth*. In Press.  “The Cycle of Violence Revisited: Childhood Victimization, Resilience, and Future Violence.” Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Doi: 10.1177/0886260516651090

*Meyers, Travis J., Kevin A. Wright, Jacob T.N. Young, and Melinda Tasca. 2017. “Social Support from Outside the Walls: Examining the Role of Relationship Dynamics among Inmates and Visitors.” Journal of Criminal Justice, 52, 57-67.

Wright, Kevin A., and Faith Gifford*. 2017. “Legal Cynicism, Antisocial Attitudes, and Recidivism: Implications for a Procedurally Just Community Corrections” Victims & Offenders, 12, 624-642.

Wright, Kevin A., Jillian J. Turanovic, and Nancy Rodriguez. 2016. “Racial Inequality, Ethnic Inequality, and the System Involvement of At-Risk Youth: Implications for the Racial Invariance and Latino Paradox Theses” Justice Quarterly, 33, 863-889.

**Selected for the Donal E. J. MacNamara Award for the Outstanding Publication by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

Tasca, Melinda, Kevin A. Wright, Jillian J. Turanovic, Clair White, and Nancy Rodriguez.  2016. “Moving Prison Visitation Research Forward: The Arizona Prison Visitation Project” Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law & Society, 17, 55-67.

Wright, Kevin A., and Leana A. Bouffard. 2016. “Capturing Crime: The Qualitative Analysis of Individual Cases for Advancing Criminological Knowledge” International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 60, 123-145.

Wright, Kevin A., Byungbae Kim*, Laurie Chassin, Sandra H. Losoya, and Alex R.       Piquero. 2014.   “Ecological Context, Concentrated Disadvantage, and Youth Reoffending: Identifying the Social Mechanisms in a Sample of Serious Adolescent Offenders.” Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 43, 1781-1799.

Wright, Kevin A., and Nancy Rodriguez. 2014. “A Closer Look at the Paradox: Examining Immigration and Youth Reoffending in Arizona.” Justice Quarterly, 31, 882-904

Pratt, Travis C., Jillian J. Turanovic*, Kathleen A. Fox, and Kevin A. Wright. 2014. “Self-control and Victimization: A Meta-Analysis.” Criminology, 52, 87-116.

Wright, Kevin A., and Gabriel T Cesar*. 2013. “Toward a More Complete Model of Offender Reintegration: Linking the Micro-, Macro-, and System-Level Components of Recidivism.” Victims and Offenders, 8, 373-398.

Wright, Kevin A., Travis C. Pratt, Christopher T. Lowenkamp, and Edward J. Latessa. 2013. “The Systemic Model of Crime and Institutional Efficacy: An Analysis of the Social Context of Offender Reintegration.” International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 57, 92-111.

Johnson, Charles L., Kevin A. Wright, and Paul. S. Strand. 2012. “Transitions of Truants: Community Truancy Board as a Turning Point in the Lives of Adolescents.” Journal of Juvenile Justice, 1, 34-51.

Wright, Kevin A., Travis C. Pratt, Christopher T. Lowenkamp, and Edward J. Latessa. 2012. “The Importance of Ecological Context for Correctional Treatment Programs: Understanding the Micro- and Macro-Level Dimensions of Successful Offender Treatment.” Justice Quarterly, 29, 775-798.

**Selected for the Donal E. J. MacNamara Award for the Outstanding Publication by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

Wright, Kevin A., and Jeffrey W. Rosky. 2011. “Too Early is Too Soon: Lessons from the Montana Department of Corrections Early Release Program.” Criminology and Public Policy, 10, 881-908. 

DeLisi, Matt, Kevin M. Beaver, Kevin A. Wright, John Paul Wright, Michael G. Vaughn, and Chad R. Trulson. 2011.  “Criminal Specialization Revisited: A Simultaneous Quantile Regression Approach.”  American Journal of Criminal Justice, 36, 73-92.

Wright, Kevin A. 2010. “Strange Bedfellows?  Private Prisons and Reaffirming Rehabilitation.” Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 49, 74-90.

Wright, Kevin A., Travis C. Pratt, and Matt DeLisi. 2009. “Multiple Homicide Offenders: Arbitrary Cut-off Points and Selection Bias.” Homicide Studies, 13, 193-199.

Bouffard, Leana A., Kevin A. Wright, Lisa R. Muftić, and Jeffrey A. Bouffard. 2008. “Gender Differences in Specialization in Intimate Partner Violence:  Comparing the Gender Symmetry and Violence Resistance Perspectives.” Justice Quarterly, 25, 570-594.

Wright, Kevin A., Travis C. Pratt, and Matt DeLisi. 2008. “Examining Offending Specialization in a Sample of Male Multiple Homicide Offenders.” Homicide Studies, 12, 381-398.

Research Activity

Principal Investigator. Putting Second Chances to Work: Increasing Employment Prospects for the Women of Perryville. $160,000. College of Public Service and Community Solutions. May, 2018.

Research Evaluation Partner.  Drug Reduction Project: MRT for STG.  Arizona Department of Corrections. $18,503. Arizona Criminal Justice Commission. May, 2017.

Principal Investigator.  Learning By Doing: The Arizona Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program. $70,621.  ASU Women & Philanthropy. March, 2017

Research Evaluation Partner.  Second Chance Act Statewide Adult Recidivism Reduction Plan. $56,500. Bureau of Justice Assistance. October, 2016.

Principal Investigator.  Altering Administrative Segregation for Inmates and Staff: A Mixed-Methods Analysis of the Effects of Living and Working in Restrictive Housing. $631,559. National Institute of Justice. September, 2016.

Principal Investigator. Prison Visitation and Recidivism.  $4,000. Arizona State University Institute for Social Science Research. October, 2015

Principal Investigator.  Understanding Gender, Racial, and Ethnic Differences in the Relationship between Prison Visitation and Recidivism. $168,947. National Science Foundation. September, 2015.

Principal Investigator.  Evaluation of Mental Health and Restrictive Housing Programming. $45,000. Arizona Department of Corrections.  July, 2015.

Co-Principal Investigator.  Unpacking the Prison Visitation Experience: How Social Relationships Impact Inmate Well-Being. $10,000. Arizona State University. July, 2014.

Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CRJ 317Inside-Out Prison Excg Program
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CRJ 609Advanced Topics in Corrections
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CRJ 317Inside-Out Prison Excg Program
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ASU 140-CPSCSProMod
CRJ 494Special Topics
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ASU 140-CPSCSProMod
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CRJ 494Special Topics
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CRJ 609Advanced Topics in Corrections
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
CRJ 240Introduction to Corrections
CRJ 461Domestic Violence
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
CRJ 240Introduction to Corrections
CRJ 514Seminar in Corrections
Presentations

Professional Presentations (Last 3 years—earlier available upon request)

Wright, Kevin A., and Jacob T.N. Young. 2018. “Living in Restrictive Housing in Arizona.” Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, November, Atlanta, Georgia.

Wright, Kevin A. 2018. “Corrections Committee: Privatization of Prisons.” Invited panelist at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society, March, Memphis, Tennessee.

Haverkate*, Danielle, L., and Kevin A. Wright. 2018. “The Waxing and Waning Felon Label: Reported by Prisoners to Prisoners. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, March, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Matekel*, Caitlin G., and Kevin A. Wright. 2018. “Conditions of Confinement, Personality Traits, and Inmate Perceptions of Procedural Justice” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, March, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Morse*, Stephanie J., and Kevin A. Wright. 2018. “Environmental Context and Rehabilitation: Understanding the Impact of the Prison Yard Environment.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, March, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Philippon*, Cassandra N., and Kevin A. Wright. 2018. “Impact Evaluation of the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program: Examining Self-Efficacy, Self-Control, and Perceptions of the Criminal Justice System.”  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, March, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Smith*, Wesley T., and Kevin A. Wright. 2018. “Correctional Officer Self-Control and Organizational Reform.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, March, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Wright, Kevin A., Travis J. Meyers, and Caitlin G. Matekel. 2018. “Conditions of Confinement and Mental Health among an Incarcerated Sample in Arizona.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, March, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Wright, Kevin A. and John Hepburn. 2017. “Living and Working in Restrictive Housing in Arizona.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, November, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Wright, Kevin A., Jillian J. Turanovic, and Melinda Tasca. 2017. “Understanding Gender, Racial, and Ethnic Differences in the Relationship between Prison Visitation and Recidivism” Presented to the Arizona Department of Corrections, June, Phoenix, Arizona.

Wright, Kevin A. 2017 “Inside-Out of the Desert: Arizona’s First Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program.” Invited presentation.  The 6th annual Prison Education Conference, February, Tempe, Arizona.

Wright, Kevin A., Cody W. Telep, and Travis J. Meyers. 2017. The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program and the Arizona Transformation Project.  Poster presented at ASU Learning Innovation Showcase.  January, Tempe, Arizona.

Wright, Kevin A. 2016 “Inside-Out of the Desert: Arizona’s First Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, November, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Tasca, Melinda, Jillian J. Turanovic, and Kevin A. Wright. 2016. “Understanding Gender, Racial, and Ethnic Differences in the Relationship Between Prison Visitation and Recidivism.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, November, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Meyers, Travis J., Kevin A. Wright, Jacob T.N. Young, and Melinda Tasca. 2016. “Prison Visitation: Exploring the Neglected Role of Content and Quality.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, November, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Wright, Kevin A. 2016 “Improving Prison System Performance of Rehabilitation and Recidivism.” Invited presentation.  DeVoe L. Moore Center Symposium on Prison Privatization. Florida State University, June, Tallahassee, Florida.

Wright, Kevin A., Travis J. Meyers, and Arynn Infante. 2016. “The Forbidden Three: Addressing Serious Violent Misconduct in Prison.”  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, March, Denver, Colorado.

Wright, Kevin A. 2016. “The University and the Incarcerated.”  Invited presentation, Spirit of Service Scholars Seminar.  Arizona State University, February, Phoenix, Arizona.

Wright, Kevin A., and Leana A. Bouffard. 2015. “Revisiting Sutherland and the Gluecks: Assessing Reoffending through Recidivism and Desistance Models.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, November, Washington, D.C.

Wright, Kevin A. 2015. “Programming in Prison: Addressing the Social and Mental Health Needs of Incarcerated Individuals.”  Invited presentation, Counseling Psychology Colloquium Series.  Arizona State University, October, Tempe, Arizona.

Honors / Awards

2017              ASU Committee for Campus Inclusion Catalyst Award

2017              Donal E. J. MacNamara Outstanding Publication Award, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

2015              College of Public Service and Community Solutions Emerging Community Solutions Scholar

2014-2015     ASASU Centennial Professor Nominee

2014              Donal E. J. MacNamara Outstanding Publication Award, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

2012-2013     ASASU Centennial Professor Nominee

2010              Alpha Phi Sigma Appreciation Award for Outstanding Criminal Justice Instructor

2009              June Morrison Scholarship, Western Society of Criminology

2008-2009     C. Clement and Helen B. French Scholarship, Washington State University      

2008-2009     Claudius O. & Mary W. Johnson Graduate Fellowship, Washington State University

2005-2006     Viola Vestal Coulter Fellowship, Washington State University

2004              Lieberman Award for Most Distinguished Scholar in Sociology, Towson University

Editorships

 2014-             Editorial Board Member: Race and Justice: An International Journal

 2014-             Editorial Board Member: Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law & Society (CCJLS) (formerly Western Criminology                               Review)

Professional Associations

Faculty Women’s Association, Arizona State University

American Society of Criminology

            --Division on Corrections and Sentencing

Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

            --Corrections Section

Graduate Faculties / Mentoring History

Student Mentorship

Undergraduate

College of Integrative Sciences and Arts, BIS Directed Study

--Juli Roberts (2017) (Understanding the Methods of Contraband Introduction in Prisons and Measures to Curtail Contraband Activity).

Independent Study Students:

--Rachael Bunch (2014) (Multiple Homicide Offenders: Definitions versus Overarching Term for Current and Future Research, B.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2015)

--Hector Hernandez (Juvenile Justice: A Review of Juvenile Incarceration and its Deterrent Effect, B.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2012)

Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program Students:

--Courtney Fleager (2017 – 2018)

--Kaitlyn Mara (2017 – 2018) 

--Leya Reyes (2016 – current)

--Genevieve McKenzie (2016 – current)

--Tiffany Marcum (2014 - 2015)

--Emily Barney (2014 – 2015)

--Garrett Shipley (2014)

--Caitlin Matekel (2014)

--Stephanie Morse (2013 - 2014)

--Evan Booth (2013 – 2014)

Barrett Honors College Students:

--Drake Tometich (chair) (Dissolving the Dichotomy of Private and Public Prisons: Lending Credence to the Innovative Potential of Prison Privatization. B.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2018)

--Rachel Quirbach (chair) (The Walls are Alive with the Sound of Music: Music Therapy Techniques for Incarcerated Persons. B.S. Music Therapy, Arizona State University, 2018)

--Nicole Johnson (member) (Drug Treatment in Ex-Offenders: An Exploration of Re-Entry Resources. B.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2017)

--Emily Barney (chair) (Exploring Sexual Violence Victimization at Arizona State University. B.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2016)

--Natalie BrinJones (chair) (Smart Decarceration in Arizona: Exploring the Options for Reducing Correctional Populations. B.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2016)

--Wednesday Nelson (member) (Police Reform: Reasons for Failure Directly from the Source, B.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2016)

--Stephanie Morse (chair) (The Impact of Social Controls on Police Officers’ Perceptions of Use of Force, B.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2015)

--Aracely Castillo (chair) (Policy Under the Influence? The Importance of Public Opinion for the Creation of DUI Policies and Programs, B.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2012)

Graduate

Masters Theses Supervised:

--Deana Moore (member) (M.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, expected 2019)

--Wesley Smith (chair) (Correctional Officer Punitiveness, Self-Control and Rehabilitative Training. M.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2018)

--Caitlin Matekel (chair) (Conditions of Confinement, Personality Traits, and Inmate Perceptions of Procedural Justice. M.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2018)

--Cassandra Philippon (chair) (Sending Students to Prison: An Impact Evaluation of the Arizona Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program. M.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2018)

--Chelsea Ruffner (chair) (Solitary Refinement: A Nuanced Look at Public Knowledge and Opinion of Restrictive Housing. M.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2017)

--Stephanie Morse (chair) (Hypermasculinity and Incarceration: Exploring Barriers to Rehabilitation. M.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2017)

--Danielle Haverkate (chair) (The Differential Effects of Prison Contact on Parent-Child Relationship Quality and Child Behavioral Changes. M.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2017)

--Nathan Ostertag (chair) (Mental Illness and Perceived Social Support upon Reentry: An Analysis of Inmates in Arizona, M.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2016)

--Matt Gricius (chair) (Parental Incarceration: Does Having Minor Children Have an Effect on Recidivism? M.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2016)

--Natasha Pusch (member) (Gender & Risk Assessment in Juvenile Offenders: A Meta-Analysis, M.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2016)

--Amber Griffin (member) (Heroin Use and Recidivism: The Impact of Familial Social Support, M.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2016)

--Faith Gifford (member) (Toward the Development of a Multidimensional Legal Cynicism Scale, M.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2015)

--Whitney McCaskill (member) (Children of Incarcerated Parents: The Family Characteristics Associated with Child Welfare Contact Prior to Parental Incarceration, M.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2014)

--Travis Meyers (member) (Relative vs. Absolute Stability in Self-Control: A Meta-Analysis, M.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2013)

--Gabriel T Cesar (member) (Social Learning in Context: Group Homies, Mentorship, and Social Support, M.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2012)

--Christopher M. Simmon (member) (Sentencing Disparities Between Male and Female Teacher Sexual Offenders: Do Male Offenders Receive Harsher Penalties in Arizona?, M.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2012)

Doctoral

Independent Study Students:

--Travis Meyers (The History and Current Use of Administrative Segregation, 2016)

--Travis Meyers (Prison Visitation and the Role of Social Support, 2015)

--Byungbae Kim (The Social Ecology of Recidivism: Empirical Status and Future Directions, 2012)

Dissertations Supervised:

--Gregory Fizer (member) (Ed.D. Arizona State University, expected 2019)

--Travis Meyers (chair) (Ph.D. Arizona State University, expected 2018)

--Kara Hannula (member) (Ph.D. Arizona State University, expected 2018)

--Kimberly Kaiser (member) (Procedural Justice and Legal Socialization Among Serious Adolescent Offenders: An Examination of Longitudinal Patterns and Mediation Effects of Legal Socialization, Anger, and Prosocial Motivation on Offending, Ph.D. Arizona State University, 2016)

--Mario Cano (member) (Prosecutorial Discretion across Federal Sentencing Reforms: Immediate and Enduring Effects of Unwanted Disparity, Ph.D. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2015)

--Byungbae Kim (member) (Gender Disparity and Ecological Contexts of Court Community in Federal District Courts, Ph.D. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2015)

--Jillian Turanovic (member) (The Age-Graded Consequences of Victimization, Ph.D. Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, 2015)

--Sanzanna Toles (member) (Community-based Reentry in Arlington County:An Evaluation of the OAR Reentry Program, Ph.D. Public Affairs, Arizona State University, 2014)

--Mercedes Valadez (member) (“We have got enough criminals in the United States without importing any”: An examination of the influence of citizenship status and national origin among Latino subgroups in federal sentencing outcomes, Ph.D. Criminology and Criminal Justice Arizona State University, 2013)

Service

Professional Service

  2018-             Topic Chair, Rehabilitation and Treatment, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

  2018-             Member, National Program Committee, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

  2018              Member, Teaching Committee, American Society of Criminology

  2018              Discussant, Adapting to Prison Life: Student Interviewers and the Incarcerated. The annual meeting of the                                American Society of Criminology, November, Atlanta, Georgia.

  2016              Discussant, The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program Across Time and Place. The annual meeting of the                                  American Society of Criminology, November, New Orleans.

  2016-2017     Chair, American Society of Criminology, Division of Corrections and Sentencing, Outreach Committee

  2015- 2017    Executive Counselor, American Society of Criminology, Division of Corrections and Sentencing

  2014              Member, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, New Scholar Award Committee

  2014              Member, Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Corrections Section, Membership Committee

  2013              Participant, Panel on Professional Development: Balancing Teaching/Research/Service Demands in                                          Academia.  The annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, November, Atlanta

  2012              Member, American Society of Criminology, Division of Corrections and Sentencing, Student Affairs and Paper                            Committee

University Service

  2018              Participant, Creative Placemaking Research Meeting

  2018              Panelist, Social Embeddedness Network Conference. ASU West Campus

  2017-             Member, Juvenile Justice Community of Practice (JJ COP)

  2017-             Member, peerLA Cohort V of ASU Leadership Academy

  2016             Member, 2018 National Conference on Children of Incarcerated Parents Planning Committee, ASU Center for                           Child Well-Being

  2016-             Prison Advisory Committee, Arizona State University

  2016-             Undergraduate Committee for the School of Criminology & Criminal Justice, Arizona State University

  2016              College of Public Service and Community Solutions Emerging Community Solutions Scholar Selection                                      Committee

  2015              Panelist, School of Criminology & Criminal Justice Professional Development Workshop: Navigating the                                    Academic Job Market

  2015              Faculty Search Committee for the School of Criminology & Criminal Justice, Arizona State University

  2015-             University Hearing Board Member

  2015              Co-Organizer (with Jacob Young), School of Criminology and Criminal Justice Spring Colloquium Series to                                promote faculty scholarship across schools within the College of Public Service and Community Solutions

  2014              Judge for College of Public Programs Changemaker Challenge

  2014-2016     Graduate Committee for the School of Criminology & Criminal Justice, Arizona State University

  2014              Panelist, School of Criminology & Criminal Justice Professional Development Workshop: Navigating the                                    Academic Job Market

  2013-2014     Executive Committee for the School of Criminology & Criminal Justice, Arizona State University

  2013              Comprehensive Exam Committee for the School of Criminology & Criminal Justice, Arizona State University

  2013              Undergraduate Student Committee for the School of Criminology & Criminal Justice, Arizona State University

  2012-2013     Faculty Search Committee for the School of Criminology & Criminal Justice, Arizona State University

  2011-2012     Brown Bag Committee to promote scholarship by faculty of the School of Criminology & Criminal Justice,                                  Arizona State University

  2010-2011     Ad-hoc Committee to develop committee structure for the School of Criminology & Criminal Justice, Arizona                             State University

  2008-2009     Vice President.  Department of Political Science Graduate Student Association, Washington State University

  2007-2008     Criminal Justice Ph.D. Representative to the Graduate Studies Committee, Washington State University 

  2005-2006     Senator—Sociology Department, Graduate and Professional Student Association, Washington State University

Community Involvement

  2018              Presentation, AZ Reentry Employer Forum

  2018              Presentation, Barrett Honors College Community Dialogue

  2018              Presentation, League of Women Voters of Northwest Maricopa County

  2018              Presentation, Glendale Community College

  2018              Presentation, Flinn-Brown Fellows, Flinn Foundation

  2017              Presentation, Flinn-Brown Fellows, Flinn Foundation

  2017              Co-Facilitator Training, Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program

  2017              Presentation, National Honors Society, BASIS Phoenix

  2017              Facilitator, College of Public Service and Community Solutions Community Engagement Forum

  2017              Co-Curator, Inkarcerated Art Show, Unexpected Art Gallery

  2017-             Member, Governor’s Recidivism Reduction Project Breakthrough Team Evaluation Subcommittee

  2016              Member, Governor’s Recidivism Reduction Project Breakthrough Team

  2016-             Founding Member, Arizona Transformation Project

  2016              Participant, Arizona Department of Corrections Reentry Summit

  2016              College of Public Service and Community Solutions, Day of Service

  2016              Member, Advisory Network for Youturn.org, Organization focused on second chances for ex-offenders

  2016              Panelist, Teaching in Prison, Prison Education Conference. Tempe, Arizona

  2015              Speaker, College of Public Service and Community Solutions Public Impact Talks, Incarcerated in America:                                Why You Should Care

  2015              Completed Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program Training

  2015              Participant College of Public Service and Community Solutions Community Engagement Forum

  2015              College of Public Service and Community Solutions, Spring Day of Service

  2015              Maricopa County Attorney’s Office Citizens Academy

  2014              College of Public Programs, Day of Service

  2013              College of Public Programs, Day of Service