Rutgers School of Criminal Justice

Dr. Madeleine Novich

Post-Doctoral Fellow & RDCJN Program Manager


Ph.D., Rutgers University; M.A., University of Pennsylvania; B.A., University of Pennsylvania

Curriculum Vitae


Madeleine Novich received her Ph.D. from the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University-Newark where she is now a post-doctoral fellow working with Dr. Jody Miller and Dr. Rod Brunson on overseeing the successful transition of the the Racial, Democracy, Crime and Justice Network (RDCJN).  As the Program Manager for RDCJN at Rutgers, Madeleine will be overseeing the transition of the organization to our School from its previous home base at Ohio State University.  She will serve as the primary contact between RDCJN members and the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers.  In addition, Madeleine will oversee the 11th Annual Crime and Justice Summer Research Institute (SRI), which will be held at our School over the summer (June 27-July 15, 2016).  For more information about SRI, or how to apply, please contact Madeleine directly.

For more information about RDCJN, please visit:

For more information about SRI, please visit:



Areas of Specialization:

Policing, Procedural Justice, Gender, and Qualitative Methods


Novich, Madeleine. “Perceptions of Police Legitimacy among Sex Workers in Sri Lanka.” Women’s Imprisonment:
An International Perspective edited by Candace Kruttschnitt and Catrien Bijleveld. Routledge. 2015

Novich, Madeleine and Jody Miller, “The Social World of Girls in Gangs.” Sisters In Crime Revisited: Bringing
Gender Into Criminology—a Volume in Honor of Freda Adler. Oxford University Press. 2014



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