Affiliated Senior Research Scientist
Ph.D., Criminology, Rutgers University
Dr. Taxman is a University Professor in the Criminology, Law, and Society Department at George Mason University and an Affiliate Senior Research Scientist at Friends Research Institute. Dr. Taxman is recognized for her work in the development of the seamless systems of care models that link criminal justice with other service delivery systems as well as reengineering probation and parole supervision services and organizational change models. Recent work specializes in advancing new models of care, developing re-entry processes, and measurement of organizational change. Her work specializes in organizational culture and effective community interventions. She is on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Experimental Criminology, Criminology & Public Policy and Journal of Offender Rehabilitation. She received the University of Cincinnati award from the American Probation and Parole Association in 2002 for her contributions to the field. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Experimental Criminology and a member of the Correctional Services Accreditation Panel (CSAP) of England. In 2008, the American Society of Criminology’s Division of Sentencing and Corrections recognized her as Distinguished Scholar.