Dr. Lori Brusman-Lovins

Head shot of Dr. Lori Brusman-Lovins

Lori received her B.A. in psychology in 1993, her M.S.W. in 1996, and her Ph.D. in Criminal Justice in 2012 from the University of Cincinnati. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor at Bowling Green State University, Department of Human Services. Her area of concentration is in corrections and research interests include evidence-based correctional programming, program implementation, and how the criminal justice system treats specialized populations, such as juveniles, females, sex offenders and offenders with mental illness. Prior to her current academic position, she was Assistant Professor at University of Houston Downtown and also served two years as the Director of Clinical Services for the Harris County Community Supervision and Corrections Department, the fourth largest probation department in the country. Lori was responsible for the oversight and development of clinical probation services, including an assessment unit, outpatient substance abuse counseling program, dual diagnosis and substance abuse residential programs. In conjunction with completing her doctoral degree, Lori was employed as a full-time Research Associate for the University of Cincinnati Center for Criminal Justice Research and was Project Director for several state-wide research and program implementation initiatives.

If you would like to contact Dr. Brusman-Lovins, please email her at: brusmla@bgsu.edu