Miriam Northcutt Bohmert received her Ph.D. from Michigan State University’s School of Criminal Justice in 2014. In part due to her background in sociology and professional experiences in the field of corrections, her work focuses on race, class, gender and other social justice issues related to prisons, community supervision, and sexual violence. Her current research projects examine emerging areas of researching in community corrections such as transportation disadvantage and the use of monetary sanctions (fines and fees). Her work has been funded by the National Science Foundation, National Institute of Justice, Laura and John Arnold Foundation, Indiana University, and Association for Doctoral Programs in Criminology and Criminal Justice. Her published works appear in Criminal Justice & Behavior, Crime & Delinquency, British Journal of Criminology, Prison Journal, and Social Forces.
Miriam Northcutt Bohmert awarded foundation grant - Dr. Miriam Northcutt Bohmert, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, has been awarded $400,000 from the Laura & John Arnold Foundation to investigate the use of fines and fees for people on probation and parole in Indiana.
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