College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services

College of Education, Criminal Justice and Human Services

The School of Criminal Justice Receives Over $7.7 Million in Grants

Since Fall Semester 2016 started, the School of Criminal Justice has been awarded 7 different grants for research, totaling $7,759,047. Each is listed below.

  • Drs. Edward Latessa and Myrinda Schweitzer Smith, together with the University of Cincinnati Corrections Institute (UCCI), have been awarded a $5.8 million contract for the creation of a Criminogenic Need and Violent Behavior Program for the Administrative Office of the United States Courts.
  • Dr. Christina Campbell received $134,762 from the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) to study the influence of Race/Ethnicity on disparities in Correctional Dispositions: Examining How Risk Assessment and Neighborhood Socioeconomic Context Affects Sentencing Decisions of Adjudicated Juveniles.
  • Drs. Joshua Cochran and John Wooldredge received $452,452 from the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) to examine the use and impact of restrictive housing.
  • Dr. Paula Smith received $461,900 from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to develop an assessment and treatment protocol for restrictive housing. 
  • Drs. Edward Latessa and Myrinda Schweitzer Smith received $498,713 from Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA): The Implementation and Evaluation of the Effective Practices in Community Support Model for Influencers
  • Drs. Edward Latessa and Myrinda Schweitzer Smith received $200,000 to provide Justice Reinvestment Technical Assistance, and $211,220 from BJA and the Wisconsin Department of Corrections to assist in the implementation of Smart Supervision.

 

The College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services congratulates each researcher on their incredible accomplishments.