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Nancy Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Portrait of NIJ Directory Nancy Rodriguez
NIJ Director, 2015-2017
Office of the Director

Nancy Rodriguez was sworn in as the director of NIJ on February 9, 2015. Dr. Rodriguez's research expertise covers a wide range of criminal justice issues from the collateral consequences of imprisonment; the intersection of race, ethnicity, crime, and justice; to evaluations of drug courts and restorative justice programs. Her most recent work includes a longitudinal study of families affected by maternal and paternal incarceration.

Dr. Rodriguez served as the NIJ Director until January 2017. Read her farewell message

Date Created: May 7, 2021