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Susan Murphy to speak at U-M kickoff for data science initiative, Oct 6, Rackham

Andrew Goodman-Bacon, former trainee, wins 2015 Nevins Prize for best dissertation in economic history

Deirdre Bloome wins ASA award for work on racial inequality and intergenerational transmission

Bob Willis awarded 2015 Jacob Mincer Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Labor Economics

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Monday, Oct 12 at noon, 6050 ISR
Joe Grengs: Policy & planning for transportation equity

Jessica Wyse

Off-Campus Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Adjunct Instructor, Criminal Justice, Law, and Society Program, Pacific University.

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Dr. Wyse’s research focuses on the intersections between the criminal justice system and the community, from community corrections to prisoner reentry. Within these systems and processes, she focuses particularly on the role of race, gender and the family. Her next project will examine prisoner reentry among aging ex-offenders and their families.

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Grieger, Lloyd, and Jessica Wyse. Forthcoming. "From Welfare to Workfare: The Shift in U.S. Social Policy and Consequences for Long-Term Child Poverty." Journal of Children and Poverty.

Harding, David J., Jessica Wyse, Cheyney Dobson, and Jeffrey Morenoff. 2014. "Making Ends Meet After Prison." Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 33(2): 440-470. PMCID: PMC4288962. DOI. Abstract.

Wyse, Jessica, David J. Harding, and Jeffrey Morenoff. 2014. "Romantic Relationships and Criminal Desistance: Processes and Pathways." Sociological Forum, 29(2): 365-385. PMCID: PMC4254819. DOI. Abstract.

Grieger, Lloyd, and Jessica Wyse. 2013. "The impacts of welfare reform on federal assistance to persistently poor children." Journal of Children and Poverty, 19(2): 71-89. DOI. Abstract.

Wyse, Jessica. 2013. "Rehabilitating Criminal Selves Gendered Strategies in Community Corrections." Gender & Society, 27(2): 231-255. PMCID: PMC3876924. DOI. Abstract.

PSC Reports

Wyse, Jessica. 2012. "Rehabilitating Criminal Selves: Gendered Strategies in Community Corrections." PSC Research Report No. 12-751. January 2012. Abstract. PDF.

Harding, David J., Jessica Wyse, Cheyney Dobson, and Jeffrey Morenoff. 2011. "Making Ends Meet after Prison: How Former Prisoners Use Employment, Social Support, Public Benefits, and Crime to Meet their Basic Material Needs." PSC Research Report No. 11-748. December 2011. Abstract. PDF.