Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice; Deputy Chair,
Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice
- Advanced Criminological Theory
- Rehabilitation & Reentry Strategies
- Working with Children & Families
- Developmental/life-course criminology
- Emerging adulthood Families in the criminal justice system
- Mass incarceration and collateral consequences
- Prisoner reentry
- Qualitative methods
- BA, Drew University
- MA, Fordham University
- MA, PhD, Rutgers University-Newark
Dr. Panuccio is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and currently serves as the Deputy Chair of the Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice. Dr. Panuccio earned a doctorate in criminal justice from Rutgers University-Newark. Prior to that, she earned an MA in criminal justice from Rutgers-Newark, an MA in sociology from Fordham University, and a BA in sociology from Drew University. She has worked as a research associate on criminal justice program evaluations and community research projects in partnership with both non-profits and criminal justice agencies. Her research interests are mass incarceration, prisoner reentry, families in the criminal justice system, emerging adulthood, life-course criminology, and qualitative methods. Her work has been published in the Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, Race and Justice, and the Wrongful Conviction Law Review. She is currently working on a study about the reentry experiences of individuals who were wrongfully convicted.
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