Dr. Newsome is the Research Coordinator at the University of Cincinnati Corrections Institute. She earned her doctorate in criminal justice with concentrations in corrections and criminological theory in 2013 from the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati. Her research interests include the design, implementation, and effectiveness of correctional interventions; translating research into practice; and developmental criminology. She has extensive experience in evaluating interventions and policies in corrections, partnering with correctional agencies, and publishing research. Dr. Newsome currently serves as the PI for a RCT testing the effectiveness of CBI-EMP in two state prisons (Grant No. 2019-RY-BX-0003). She is also the PI for two quasi-experimental studies evaluating the impact of the Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions for Sexual Offending (CBI-SO) curriculum. Dr. Newsome also recently served as a PD for a study of the implementation and use of risk assessments across various stages of the criminal justice system (Grant No. 2014-MU-FX-0006). Her research has been featured in Criminal Justice and Behavior, Journal of Criminal Justice, and Journal of Youth and Adolescence.