Meghan Aileen Novisky
 Title: Assistant Professor
 Dept: Criminology Anthropology & Sociology
 Office: RT 1740
 Phone: 216-687-4554
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. RT 1740, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Corrections, incarceration, health, health disparities, victimization, trauma, interpersonal violence, intimate partner violence, program evaluation, evidence based practices, criminal justice
Ph.D., Sociology, Kent State University, 2016
Brief Bio:
Meghan received her Ph.D. in Sociology from Kent State University in 2016. Her research investigates the impacts of carceral contact on health (physical health, mental health, trauma exposure) and the latent consequences of criminal justice policy. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed outlets such as Criminology, Justice Quarterly, the Journal of Interpersonal Violence, and Violence Against Women. In addition to her research experience, Meghan 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:

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
Victimization and trauma exposure
Criminal Justice Policy
Mixed Methods
Evidence Based Corrections
Professional Affiliations:
American Society of Criminology
The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
American Sociological Association
Scholars Strategy Network
University Service:
Co-Faculty Advisor for the Sociology and Criminology Undergraduate Student Club

Committee Member, CLASS Research Advisory Board
Professional Service:
Executive Board Member (Secretary/Treasurer)
The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Section on Corrections

Committee Member, National Membership Committee
The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences  

Committee Member, Dissertation Scholarship Committee  
The American Society of Criminology, Division of Corrections and Sentencing
Research Grants:
Cleveland State University Undergraduate Summer Research Award, "The Role of Violence Exposure and Medical Neglect During Incarceration on Reentry." Principal Investigator - $3,780.00.

Peralta, Robert L. and Meghan A. Novisky. The University of Akron Faculty Research Fellowship. "Perceptions and Experiences of Health Care and Interpersonal Violence among Female Former Inmates: A Qualitative Study." Co-Principal Investigator - $10,000.

Cleveland State University Faculty Scholarship Initiative, Examining the Impact of Unmet Health Related Needs and Exposure to Trauma during Incarceration on Ease of Reentry. Principal Investigator - $5,822.93.

Educational Testing Services, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education Research Grant, "Examining the Health of U.S. Prisoners with the PIAAC Database." Principal Investigator - $569.50

Kent State University Graduate Student Senate, Older Male Inmates and the Factors that Influence Preferences for Advance Care Directives. Principal Investigator - $3,000.00.