External Advisers and Prison Chaplain Working Group
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
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
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
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
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
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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