Faye S. Taxman, Ph.D.

Faye S. Taxman, Ph.D.
Faye S. Taxman, Ph.D.
Affiliated Senior Research Scientist

Ph.D., Criminology, Rutgers University
Phone: 571-205-8282
Research Interests

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.

Selected Publications
Farago F, Smith L, Cloud V, Gordon M, & Taxman F (2023). Pilot study: An exploration of Medication Assisted-Treatment (MAT) for indigenous Americans within tribal healing to wellness courts. Journal of Qualitive Criminal Justice. https://doi.org/10.21428/88de04a1.d21bf9fc.
Sawyer-Morris G., Wilde J., Molfenter T., Taxman F. (2023). Use of digital health and digital therapeutics to treat SUD in criminal justice settings: A review. Current Addiction Reports. 11, 149–162. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40429-023-00523-1.
Smith, L. R., Faragó, F., Blue, T., Witte, J. C., Gordon, M. S., & Taxman, F. S. (2023). Viewing Then Doing?: Problem-Solving Court Coordinators’ Perceptions of Medications for Opioid Use Disorders from a Nationally Representative Survey in the United States. Subst Use Misuse, 58 (13), 1780-1788. https://doi.org/10.1080/10826084.2023.2247076.
Wilde J. A., Zawislak K., Sawyer-Morris G., Hulsey J., Molfenter T., Taxman F. (2023). The adoption and sustainability of digital therapeutics in justice systems: A pilot feasibility study. International Journal of Drug Policy. 116, 104024. doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2023.104024.
Carswell, S.B., Gordon MS, Gryczynski J, Taxman FS, Schadegg M, Ferguson KN & Maher K (2022). Continuing care application for probationers and parolees with substance use disorders. Journal of Drug Education, 51 (1-2), 32-48, DOI 10.1177/00472379221111.
Ingel, S.N., Barberi, D., Rudes, D.S., & Taxman, F.S (2022). Lessons Learned from a Peer Support Program for Individuals Seeking Substance Use Recovery. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 61(8), 411-425.
Ingel, S.N., Davis, L. Drazdowski, T.K., Rudes, D.S., *Hartwell, T. N., McCart, M.R., Chapman, J.E., Taxman, F.S., & Sheidow, A. J. (2022). The Role of Families in Juvenile Probation: Juvenile Probation Officers Perceptions of Parental Involvement. Criminal Justice & Behavior, 50(1).
Ingel, S.N., Davis, L. Drazdowski, T.K., Rudes, D.S., Hartwell, T. N., McCart, M.R., Chapman, J.E., Taxman, F.S., & Sheidow, A. J (2022). Juvenile Probation Officers’ Perceptions of Sanctions and Incentives as Compliance Strategies. Journal of Applied Juvenile Justice Services, 27.
Zaller, N. D., Gorvine, M. M., Ross, J., Mitchell, S. G., Taxman, F. S., & Farabee, D. (2022). Providing substance use disorder treatment in correctional settings: Knowledge gaps and proposed research priorities-overview and commentary. Addiction Science & Clinical Practice, 17 (1), 69. doi: 10.1186/s13722-022-00351-0.
Ingel, S.N., *Davis, L. Rudes, D.S., Hartwell, T. N., Drazdowski, T.K., McCart, M.R., Chapman, J.E., Taxman, F.S., & Sheidow, A. J. (2021). Misunderstanding and Sensemaking Among Juvenile Probation Officers Working with Evidence-Based Practices. Victims & Offenders, 17(7), 975-993.
Rudes, D.S., Portillo, S., & Taxman, F.S. (2021). The Legitimacy of Change: Adopting/Adapting, Implementing, and Sustaining Reforms within Community Corrections Agencies. British Journal of Criminology. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azab020.
Gordon MS, Vocci FJ, Taxman F, Fishman M, Sharma B, Blue TR, O’Grady KE (2019). A Randomized Controlled Trial of Buprenorphine for Probationers and Parolees: Bridging the Gap into Treatment Contemporary Clinical Trials 79:21-27. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2019.02.009. Epub 2019 Feb 20. PMID: 30797042.
Chandler R, Gordon MS, Kruszka B, Strand LN, Altice FL, Beckwith CG, Biggs ML, Cunningham W, Chris Delaney JA, Flynn PM, Golin CE, Knight K, Kral AH, Kuo I, Lorvick J, Nance RM, Ouellet LJ, Rich JD, Sacks S, Seal D, Spaulding A, Springer SA, Taxman F, Wohl D, Young JD, Young R, Crane HM (2017). Cohort profile: seek, test, treat and retain United States criminal justice cohort Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy 12(1):24. doi: 10.1186/s13011-017-0107-4. PMID:28511680.
Wilson ME, Taxman FS, O’Grady KE (2012). The relationship of social networks to HIV risk behaviors from a sample of probationers in a randomized trial The Prison Journal (PMC Journal in Process) 92 (3).
Fletcher BW, Lehman WE, Wexler HK, Melnick G, Taxman FS, and Young DW (2009). Measuring collaboration and integration activities in criminal justice and drug abuse treatment agencies Drug and Alcohol Dependence 101(3): 191-201.
Henderson C, and Taxman F (2009). Competing values among criminal justice administrators: The importance of substance abuse treatment Drug and Alcohol Dependence 103 (Supp 1), S7-S16. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2008.10.001.
Taxman FS and Ainsworth S (2009). Correctional Milieu: The Key to Quality Outcomes Victims & Offenders
Taxman FS and Gordon J (2009). Do fairness and equity matter? An examination of organizational justice among correctional officers in adult prisons Criminal Justice and Behavior 36, 695-711.
Taxman FS, and Kitsantas P (2009). Availability and capacity of substance abuse programs in correctional settings: A classification and regression tree analysis Drug and Alcohol Dependence 103(Supp 1), S43-S53 DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2009.01.008.
Taxman FS, Henderson C, Belenko S (2009). Organizational context, systems change, and adopting treatment delivery systems in the criminal justice system Drug and Alcohol Dependence 103(Supp 1), S1-S6.
Friedmann PD, Katz EC, Rhodes AG, Taxman FS, O’Connell DJ, Frisman LK, Burdon WM, Fletcher BW, Litt MD, Martin SS (2008). Collaborative Behavioral Management for Drug-Involved Parolees: Rationale and Design of the Step’N Out Study.  Journal of Offender Rehabilitation 47, 290-318.
Henderson C, Taxman FS, and Young D (2008). A Rasch model analysis of evidence-based treatment practices used in the criminal justice system Drug and Alcohol Dependence 93: 163–175.
Rhodes AG, Taxman FS, Cropsey K, Friedmann PD (2008). Criminal Behavior and HCV Risk Factors Journal of Psychoactive Drugs 40(4).493-501.
Taxman FS (2008). No illusion, offender and organizational change in Maryland’s proactive community supervision model Criminology and Public Policy 7(2), 275-302.
Cropsey KL, Wexler HK, Melnick G, Taxman FS, and Young DW (2007). Specialized prisons and services: Results from a national survey Prison Journal 87: 58-85.
Friedmann PD, Taxman FS, and Henderson C (2007). Evidence-based treatment practices for drug-involved adults in the criminal justice system Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 32(3): 267-277.
Taxman FS, Cropsey KL, Young D, and Wexler H (2007). Screening, assessment, and referral practices in adult correctional settings: a national perspective Criminal Justice and Behavior 34(9): 1216-1234.
Taxman FS, Perdoni M, and Harrison L (2007). Treatment for adult offenders: A Review of the state of the state Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 32(3): 239-254.
Alemi F, Taxman F, Baghi H, Vang J, Thanner M, and Doyon V (2006). Costs and benefits of combining probation and substance abuse treatment Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics 9(2): 57-70.
Taxman FS (2006). Assessment with a Flair Federal Probation 70(2): 3-15.
Taxman FS, and Thanner M (2006). Risk, need, & responsivity: It all depends Crime and Delinquency 52(1): 28-52.
Taxman FS (2005). Facing brick walls: Offenders reintegration issues International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice 29(1): 5-16.