Research Faculty / Director of Evidence Based Institute
Ph.D. (2009) Rutgers University
Michael Ostermann is a Research Assistant Professor and the director of the Rutgers University Evidence-Based Institute. His research interests primarily lie within the fields of corrections and reentry and how they intersect with public policy. Michael serves as a consulting editor for the Journal of Research on Adolescence and has served on the Board of Directors for the New Jersey Chapter of the American Correctional Association. His research has been awarded by the American Probation and Parole Association. Prior to coming to Rutgers, Dr. Ostermann directed the New Jersey State Parole Board’s research and policy analysis initiatives. Dr. Ostermann received his PhD from the Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice in 2009.
Areas of Specialization
Ostermann, M. (Forthcoming). How do former inmates perform in the community? A survival analysis of rearrests, reconvictions and technical parole violations. Crime & Delinquency
Ostermann, M. (Forthcoming). Recidivism and the propensity to forgo parole release. Justice Quarterly
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