Criminal Justice Policy Research Institute
The Criminal Justice Policy Research Institute at Portland State University has access to multiple researchers who specialize in corrections issues. Our corrections experts have worked on the following issues/areas: gender responsive risk and needs assessments, risk assessment, prison chaplains, correctional rehabilitation and best practices, evidence based-practices in probation/parole, super max prisons, radio frequency identification, and public preferences regarding punishment and correctional policy.
Learn about public support for correctional reform in Oregon by linking to the testimony of Dr. Jody Sundt to The Commission on Public Safety formed by Governor Kitzhaber December 2, 2011. Link to Dr. Sundt's presentation - presentation pdf, audio testimony part 1, audio testimony part 2.
Interested in gendered pathways to incarceration? Link here to learn more about Dr. Emily Salisbury's research. Link to gendered pathways to incarceration.
Brian Renauer, Ph.D
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