PhD Criminal Justice, University at Albany of the State University of New York
MA Criminal Justice, University at Albany of the State University of New York
BA International Studies, American University
Jeff Mellow is a Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice, and a member of the Doctoral Faculty in Criminal Justice at the CUNY Graduate Center. His research interests primarily focus on program implementation and evaluation, developing effective correctional programs, critical incident analysis in corrections, improving the health care needs of justice-involved individuals, and community corrections. Dr. Mellow is a Consulting Investigator for the Transition from Jail to Community Project, which seeks to improve the re-entry outcomes of people leaving jail. He has conducted research and evaluations on a wide variety of correctional topics, including escapes, halfway back, reentry, probation and correctional health care programs. Dr. Mellow is co-author of The Transition from Jail to Community Online Learning Toolkit and has been published in Crime and Delinquency, American Journal of Public Health, and Criminal Justice Policy Review.
Corrections, reentry, evaluation of criminal justice programs, evidence based practices in prisons and jails