Mirlinda Ndrecka, Ph.D.


Ph.D. in Criminal Justice - University of Cincinnati – 2014
M.S in Criminal Justice - Charleston Southern University - 2004
B.S. in Criminal Justice/Psychology - Charleston Southern University – 2002

About Mirlinda

Mirlinda Ndrecka is new Assistant Professor at the Department of Criminal Justice in the Henry C. Lee College. She is currently finishing her Ph.D. at the University of Cincinnati in the Division of Criminal Justice. Her interests include reentry programs, correctional theory, correctional program assessment, risk assessment, criminological theory, and substance abuse offenders.

Recently Published Books and Articles

Ndrecka, M., Listwan S.& Latessa E. (2016). What works in reentry and how to improve outcomes. In Stojkovic, S. (Ed.) Prisoner Reentry: Critical Issues and Policy Directions. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan Publishing.

Ndrecka, Mirlinda (2010). Samuel Yochelson and Stanton E. Samenow: The Criminal personality. In Francis T. Cullen & Pamela Wilcox (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Ndrecka, Mirlinda, Kristin Bechtel, Christopher Lowenkamp, & Edward J. Latessa (2009). Effectiveness of juvenile cognitive behavioral and family-oriented interventions – A meta-analysis. In Barry Glick (Ed.), Cognitive Behavioral Interventions for At-Risk Youth. Kingston, NJ: Civic Research Institute.


Ndrecka M. (2015) BJA Second Chance Act Statewide.

Ndrecka M. (2015) New Haven Fresh Start Reentry Initiative.

Courses Taught
  • CJ 250 Scientific Research Methods
  • CJ 311 Criminology
  • CJ 412 Substance Abuse and Addictive Behavior
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