Dr. Ronen Ziv

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Dr. Ronen Ziv received his M.S. (2012) and Ph.D. (2016) in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati.  Prior to coming to the U.S., he earned his L.L.B. (2005) and L.L.M. (2006) in Law from the Tel-Aviv University, and worked as a criminal defense lawyer.  Ronen’s main area of interest is corrections with a particular emphasis on correctional theories and offender rehabilitation.  His research focuses on the development, implementation, and evaluation of correctional interventions and risk-need offender assessments.  In his current position, Ronen is a teaching fellow at the school of criminology in Haifa and teaches penology and correctional rehabilitation.  He also assists correctional agencies in conducting evidence-based rehabilitation.