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Leanne F. Alarid is associate professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at The University of Texas at El Paso. She has taught and conducted correctional research for nearly 20 years. Dr. Alarid is the author of Community-Based Corrections (Cengage) and over 40 journal articles and book chapters. She edited four books including Behind a Convict’s Eyes: Doing Time in a Modern Day Prison (2004) and In Her Own Words: Women’s Offenders’ Views on Crime and Victimization (2006). She received the Founder’s Award by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences in 2011 for her contribution to criminal justice education and service. She was recognized in the Journal of Criminal Justice Education as one of the top 20 female scholars in the country out of female Ph.D. graduates in criminal justice between 1996 and 2006. Alarid worked as a counselor for a girls’ group home and as a correctional case manager at an adult halfway house in Denver, Colorado.
Philip L. Reichel is professor emeritus from the University of Northern Colorado. With over 40 years of teaching and research, Dr. Reichel earned the Distinguished Scholar award in 2003 and Advisor of the Year in 2005. He is the author of Comparative Criminal Justice Systems: A Topical Approach (2013) co-editor of the Handbook of Transnational Crime and Justice (2014); and has authored more than 30 articles and book chapters. His areas of expertise include corrections, comparative justice systems, and transnational crime. He is active in the American Society of Criminology and has served on the executive board of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
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