Meghan Aileen Novisky
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 Title: Assistant Professor
 Dept: Criminology Anthropology & Sociology
 Office: RT 1740
 Phone: 216-687-4554
 Email: m.novisky@csuohio.edu
 Web: http://www.meghananovisky.net
 Blog: http://scholars.org/scholar/meghan-novisky
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. RT 1740, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Corrections, incarceration, health, health disparities, victimization, trauma, interpersonal violence, program evaluation, evidence based practices, criminal justice, prisons, jails
 
Education:
Ph.D., Sociology, Kent State University, 2016
 
Brief Bio:
Dr. Novisky received her Ph.D. in Sociology from Kent State University in 2016.Her research investigates the consequences of carceral contact on health, factors related to the conditions of confinement, and the collateral consequences of criminal justice policy. In addition to her research experience, Dr. Novisky has an extensive background in applied criminal justice. She has worked with the University of Cincinnati's Corrections Institute (UCCI) since 2009 as an evidence based programming consultant and trainer and she managed a rape crisis center for several years prior to joining the UCCI.
 
Honors and Awards:
2021

Learning Experiences to Advance Practice (LEAP) Investigator Award (2021-2023). The Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN)

2020

Academic Consortium on Criminal Justice Health (ACCJH) Early Career Investigator Award.

2018

Golden Apple Award for Outstanding Faculty Contributions to Undergraduate Education. The Young Alumni Council, Cleveland State University Alumni Association.

Student Organization Faculty Advisor of the Year Award. The Office of Student Life, Division of Student Affairs, Cleveland State University.
 
Research Interests:
Health consequences of incarceration
Conditions of confinement
Victimization and trauma exposure
Criminal Justice Policy
Inequalities
Qualitative Methods
Evidence Based Corrections
 
Professional Affiliations:
Academic Consortium of Criminal Justice Health
The Aging Research in Criminal Justice and Health (ARCH) Network
American Society of Criminology
The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
Scholars Strategy Network
 
Research Grants:
2021

A Multi-Methods Study of Barriers and Facilitators of Compassionate Release During COVID-19. Funded by the Aging Research in Criminal Justice & Health (ARCH) Network R24 of the National Institutes of Health under award number R24AG065175. $33,808. Role: Co-Principal Investigator (with Jennifer James).  

2020

Correctional Health Services for Older Adults: Older Adult and Caregiver Perspectives. Funded by the Aging Research in Criminal Justice & Health (ARCH) Network R24 of the National Institutes of Health under award number R24AG065175. $25,000. Role: Co-Principal Investigator (with Stephanie Grace Prost).

COVID-19: Operational Challenges for Corrections.Funded by the National Institute of Corrections. $174,457. Role: Consultant/Research Partner (Co-Principal Investigators: James R. Coldren and Tammy L. Felix, CNA).