March 22, 2012

Religion in Prisons - A 50-State Survey of Prison Chaplains

Appendix E: External Advisers and Prison Chaplain Working Group

EXTERNAL ADVISERS

Stacey Bouchet is a co-director of Women In Fatherhood and a senior consultant at the Lewin Group. Her work focuses on children with incarcerated parents, responsible fatherhood and marriage.

Anthony Bruno is the chancellor and former president of the American Correctional Chaplains Association and the director of the Religious Services at the Connecticut Department of Correction.

Todd Clear is the dean of the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University.  He has authored or co-authored 12 books, including “Imprisoning Communities: How Mass Incarceration Makes Disadvantaged Neighborhoods Worse” and “Community Justice.” He is also the founding editor of the journal Criminology and Public Policy.

John DiIulio is the Frederic Fox Leadership Professor of Politics, Religion, and Civil Society at the University of Pennsylvania, where he directs the Robert A. Fox Leadership Program and the Program for Research on Religion and Urban Civil Society. He was the first director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives in 2001. He has authored or co-authored more than a dozen books, including “Godly Republic: A Centurist Blueprint for America’s Faith-based Future.”

Beverly Frazier is an assistant professor at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice at the City University of New York and an ordained minister. She is also a senior scholar at the University of Pennsylvania’s Program for Research on Religion and Urban Civil Society and a visiting scholar at the Robert A. Fox Leadership Program.

Catherine A. Gallagher is an associate professor at George Mason University’s Criminology, Law and Society department, the founder of The Lloyd Society and member of the Campbell Collaboration’s Crime and Justice Steering Group. Her research focuses on the intersection between health care and justice agencies. She also collaborates with federal agencies on large-scale data collection projects.

Dale Hale is the president of the American Correctional Chaplains Association, a Salvation Army major and the Divisional Correctional Services secretary in the Salvation Army’s Northern Division.

Martin Horn is a distinguished lecturer at the Department of Law & Police Science at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice at the City University of New York. He is the former commissioner of both the Department of Correction and the Department of Probation in New York City.

Mumina Kowalski is an independent consultant on faith-based projects and a member of the Islamic Society of North America’s Chaplaincy Board. She was the first woman to serve as a Muslim chaplain at Pennsylvania’s State Correctional Institution at Muncy.

James Logan is an associate professor and the director of African and African American Studies and an associate professor of religion at Earlham College. He is the author of the book “Good Punishment? Christian Moral Practice and U.S. Imprisonment.”

Ingrid Mattson is a professor of Islamic Studies and Christian-Muslim Relations, the founder and director of Islamic Chaplaincy and the director of the Macdonald Center for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations at Hartford Seminary. She is also an associate editor of The Muslim World, an academic journal.

Tom O’Connor is the CEO of Transforming Corrections, an adjunct professor at Western Oregon University and represents North America on the International Prison Chaplains’ Association Worldwide’s steering committee. He also is the founder and former president of the Center for Social Research, Inc., and previously was the research manager and administrator of religious services for the Oregon Department of Corrections. He has degrees in law, philosophy, theology and counseling, including a Ph.D. in Religion and Religious Education from Catholic University.

Farid Senzai is the director of research and a fellow at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding whose research focuses on Muslims in the United States. He is also an assistant professor of political science at Santa Clara University and co-editor of the book “Educating the Muslims of America.”

Jody Sundt is an assistant professor and graduate coordinator in the Division of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Portland University’s Hatfield School of Government. Her research interests include the effectiveness of correctional policy, religion in prisons and public attitudes toward crime and punishment.

Faye Taxman is a professor in the Criminology, Law and Society department and the director of the Center for Advancing Correctional Excellence at George Mason University. She is recognized for developing “seamless systems of care” models that help incorporate treatment programs into criminal justice systems. She is also the principal investigator for the Coordinating Center for the Criminal Justice National Drug Treatment Studies (CJ-DATS), which is funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

H. Dean Trulear is an associate professor of applied theology and director of the Doctor of Ministry program at the Howard University’s School of Divinity. He is the director of both the Healing Communities Prison Ministry and the Prisoner Reentry Project of the Philadelphia Leadership Foundation. He is also an ordained American Baptist minister and the founding president of GLOBE (God Leading Our Best Efforts) Ministries of Philadelphia.

Susan Van Baalen is the executive director of the Prison Outreach Ministry and its Welcome Home Reentry Program. Previously, she served as chief chaplain at the Federal Bureau of Prisons for over a decade. She has a doctorate in liberal studies from Georgetown University, a Master of Divinity degree from the Jesuit School of Theology and a master’s degree in history from DePaul University. She is also an Adrian Dominican sister.

PRISON CHAPLAIN WORKING GROUP

Bryn Carlson formerly served as chief chaplain at the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

Gary Friedman is the communications chairman for the American Correctional Chaplains Association and the executive director of Jewish Prisoner Services International.

Stephen Hall is first vice president of the American Correctional Chaplains Association and the director of the Religious Services division for the Indiana Department of Correction.

Ulli Klemm is the Religion, Volunteer, and Recreational Services program administrator at the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections’ Bureau of Treatment Services.

Michael Martin is the special activities coordinator for the Michigan Department of Corrections.

J. Randy Myers is the vice president of the Chaplain Service Prison Ministry of Virginia and a religious adviser to the Virginia Department of Corrections.

David Skaggs is the president of the Associated Chaplains in California State Service and a chaplain for the California Department of Corrections.

Alex Taylor is the chaplaincy services administrator for the Florida Department of Corrections.

Janice Thompson is a chaplain at the Rhode Island Department of Corrections.

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