Jennifer Lanterman

Jennifer Lanterman

Associate Professor
Jennifer Lanterman

Summary

Jennifer Lanterman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice. She earned her doctoral degree from the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and completed post-doctoral research fellowships at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and the University of South Florida. Her research interests include the institutional and community-based management and treatment of high-risk and high-need offenders, cultural influences on firearm violence, and restorative justice. Her work involves program development, evaluation and the use of mixed methods. She has worked on several federally-funded studies on corrections topics.

Recent publications

Lanterman, J. L. (2019). Restorative justice practices and challenges in the United States. In C. C. Spohn & P. K. Brennan (Eds.), Handbook on sentencing policies and practices in the 21st century (pp. 360-377). Oxford, U. K.: Routledge.

Lanterman, J. L. (2018). Transformative and social justice dimensions of a jail-based college course. Dialogues in Social Justice, 3(1), 46-65.

Lanterman, J. L., & Blithe, S. J. (2018). Culture, socialization, and firearms violence in the United States. Journal of Qualitative Criminal Justice and Criminology, 7(1), 27-47.

LeClaire, M. M., & Lanterman, J. L. (2017). Aging out of foster care: Examining outcomes through social learning and narratives. Youth Voice Journal. Advance online publication.

Thomas, S. Y., & Lanterman, J. L. (2017). A national analysis of shackling laws and policies as they relate to pregnant incarcerated women. Feminist Criminology. Advance online publication. doi 10.1177/1557085117737617

Blithe, S. J., & Lanterman, J. L. (2017). Camouflaged collectives: Managing stigma and identity at gun events. Studies in Social Justice, 11(1), 113-135.

Lanterman, J. L., Boyle, D. J., & Ragusa-Salerno, L. M. (2014). Sex offender risk assessment, sources of variation, and the implications of misuse. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 41(7), 822-843.

Veysey, B. M., Ostermann, M., & Lanterman, J. L. (2014). The effectiveness of enhanced parole supervision and community services: New Jersey’s Serious and Violent Reentry Initiative. The Prison Journal, 94(4), 435-453.

Boyle, D. J., Ragusa-Salerno, L. M., Lanterman, J. L., & Marcus, A. F. (2013). An evaluation of day reporting centers for parolees: Outcomes of a randomized trial. Criminology & Public Policy, 12(1), 119-143.

Recent contracts and grants

Evaluation of the Reno Municipal Community Court Program

Center for Court Innovation

Principal Investigator: Judge Tammy Riggs, Reno Municipal Court
Principal Investigator (sub-contract): Veronica Dahir, University of Nevada, Reno
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Grant Period: 7/1/2019-6/30/2020

An Analysis of Swedish Sentencing and Corrections Trends

U. S. Department of State, Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

Role: Principal Investigator
Grant Period: 1/1/2018-6/30/2018

Stopping the Revolving Door: Nevada’s Strategic Recidivism Reduction Plan

U. S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance

Principal Investigator: Director James Dzurenda, Nevada Department of Corrections
Principal Investigator (sub-contract): Veronica Dahir, University of Nevada, Reno
Role: Co-Principal Investigator with Aleksey Kolpakov
Grant Period: 10/1/2016-9/30/2019

2016-2017 AAUW American Fellowship Publication Grant

American Association of University Women

Role: Principal Investigator
Grant Period: 7/1/2016-6/30/2017

Nevada’s Adult Recidivism Reduction Strategic Planning Program

U. S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance

Principal Investigator: John Collins, Nevada Department of Corrections
Principal Investigator (sub-contract): Veronica Dahir, University of Nevada, Reno
Role: Co-Principal Investigator with Aleksey Kolpakov
Grant Period: 12/1/2015-6/30/16

Education

  • Ph.D., Criminal Justice, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick
  • M.S., Criminal Justice, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick
  • B.S. with High Honors, Administration of Justice and Political Science, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, 2001