MEGAN B. WELSH, MSW
PhD in Criminal Justice. The City University of New York Graduate Center, John Jay College of Criminal Justice. ABD. Expected completion date: Spring, 2014.
Dissertation working title: The ruling relations of reentry: An institutional ethnography of street-level bureaucrats in the lives of formerly-incarcerated women.
Master of Social Work. Community organizing and policy concentration. Temple University. 2008.
Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare. University of California at Berkeley. 2002.
California State University Dominguez Hills: Adjunct Professor, Department of Social Work, Masters of Social Work Program
Fall 2012: Advanced Research Methods (2 sections); Spring 2013: Capstone Seminar
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY: Teaching Assistant, Department of Law and Police Science
Fall 2010 and Spring 2011: Criminal Justice 101 (2 sections per semester)
RESEARCH and EVALUATION EXPERIENCE
Prisoner Reentry Institute, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY: Research and Special Projects Associate, June 2009 to December 2011
Temple University School of Social Administration, Philadelphia, PA: Research Coordinator, December 2005 to August 2009
PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS AND REPORTS
Feldbaum, M., Greene, F., Kirschenbaum, S., Mukamal, D., Welsh, M., and Pinderhughes, R. (March, 2011). The Greening of Corrections: Creating a Sustainable System. Washington, D.C.: The National Institute of Corrections. Retrievable from http://nicic.gov/Library/024914.
Welsh, M. and Zibalese-Crawford, M. (February, 2009). Family Leadership Institute Report and Recommendations. Submitted to the Philadelphia Department of Human Services’ Division of Community-Based Prevention Services.
Zibalese-Crawford, M. and Welsh, M. (October, 2008). Girls’ Violence Assessment. Submitted to the Philadelphia Department of Human Services’ Division of Community-Based Prevention Services.
Zibalese-Crawford, M., Kumi, J., and Welsh, M. (December, 2007). PATCH and EPIC Evaluation. Submitted to the Philadelphia Department of Human Services’ Division of Community-Based Prevention Services, Office of Truancy and Delinquency Prevention.
Welsh, M. and Rajah, V. (2013). Exploring the ruling relations of prisoner reentry. New Directions in IE Research Thematic Panel, Society for the Study of Social Problems annual meeting, New York, NY. Paper presentation, forthcoming.
Welsh, M. (2013). Formerly-incarcerated women’s perceptions of front-line workers. Western Society of Criminology annual conference, Berkeley, CA. Paper presentation.
Welsh, M. (2013). The ruling relations of reentry: Formerly-incarcerated women’s experiences of street-level bureaucracies. University of California at Los Angeles’s Center for the Study of Women’s Thinking Gender annual conference, Los Angeles, CA. Paper presentation.
Welsh, M. and Zibalese-Crawford, M. (2009). Addressing the Uninterrupted Cycle of Female Adolescent Violence. American Society of Criminology annual meeting, Philadelphia, PA. Roundtable.
Zibalese-Crawford, M., and Welsh, M. (2009). Girls who commit violence are unlike boys: The need to address adolescent female violence through an understanding of the unique context of the adolescent female. American Public Health Association annual meeting, Philadelphia, PA. Paper presentation.
GRADUATE (MSW) INTERNSHIPS
Reintegration Initiative, Philadelphia, PA: Community and Policy Intern, September 2007 to May 2008
Youth Study Center, Philadelphia, PA: Social Work intern, Girls’ Unit, September 2006 to May 2007
OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE (selected)
Fair Housing Council of Suburban Philadelphia: Housing Tester, February 2005 to June 2007
The Village Integrated Service Agency, Long Beach, CA: Personal Service Coordinator, September 2002 to April 2004
Criminal Justice Doctoral Students’ Association: Co-founder; President, 2011-2012
Doctoral Students’ Council, CUNY Graduate Center: Criminal Justice Program Representative, 2010-2011
American Society of Criminology: Member, 2009-present
Society for the Study of Social Problems: Member, 2012-present
Western Society of Criminology: Member, 2012-present
AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, and SCHOLARSHIPS
2011 and 2013: CUNY Graduate Center Doctoral Student Research Grants
2010: Criminal Justice Doctoral Program Scholarly Productivity Award
2009 to present: Enhanced Chancellor’s Fellowship, City University of New York Graduate Center/John Jay College of Criminal Justice
December 2005 to August 2008: Graduate Research Assistant, Temple University School of Social Administration
1998-2000: California Alumni Association Leadership Scholarship