Mia Abboud Holbrook, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Mia Holbrook


Mia Abboud Holbrook joined the Department of Criminal Justice as a visiting lecturer in the fall of 2019 and as an assistant professor in the fall of 2020. She earned her Master's degree in criminal justice and Doctoral degree in criminal justice and criminology from Washington State University. She worked previously as a senior research associate with the Washington State Institute for Criminal Justice.

Her research interests include offender risk-needs assessments and model fidelity, assessing implementation challenges in the use of evidence-based practices, intersection of criminal justice and public health, offender programming, treatment courts and criminal justice reform. Her recent work has appeared in Criminal Justice Policy Review, Justice Evaluation Journal, Journal of Drug Issues, and International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology.


  • Ph.D., criminal justice and criminology, Washington State University, 2019
  • M.A., criminal justice, Washington State University, 2013
  • B.A., criminal justice and political science, Washington State University, 2012