Jennifer M. Brown

Jennifer M. Brown

Jennifer M. Brown received her Ph.D. in Criminology from Florida State University. Her research focuses on correctional policies and practices, re-entry, and juvenile justice. Specifically, her recent research examines the effect of in-prison vocational training programs on post-release employment and recidivism.

Research Interests

Correctional policies and practices | Re-entry | Juvenile justice



2019 Ph.D., Florida State University, Criminology

2012 M.S., Florida State University, Criminology

2009 B.S., Florida State University, Criminology

2009 B.S., Florida State University, Political Science

Selected Publications

Mears, Daniel P., Vivian Hughes, George B. Pesta, William D. Bales, Jennifer M. Brown, Joshua C. Cochran, and John Wooldredge. 2019 (in press). "The New Solitary Confinement? A Conceptual Framework for Guiding and Assessing Research and Policy on 'Restrictive Housing'." Criminal Justice and Behavior.

Brancale, Julie, Jennifer M. Brown, George Pesta, and William Bales. 2017. Assessing the Impact of Individual-, School, and District-Level Factors on School-Based Arrests to the Department of Juvenile Justice. Final report submitted to the National Institute of Justice.


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