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Jody Sundt’s research focuses on the effectiveness of correctional policy, the professional development of correctional employees, and public attitudes about crime and punishment. She is the author of more than 30 articles and book chapters, which have appeared in journals such as Criminology, Criminology and Public Policy, Justice Quarterly, Crime and Delinquency, and Criminal Justice and Behavior. Her current research focuses on training transfer and the implementation of evidence-based practices, the effect of administrative segregation on prison and jail management, and prison downsizing. In 2006, Professor Sundt was named a Distinguished New Scholar by the American Society of Criminology’s Division of Corrections and Sentencing. Her research on prison chaplaincy was recognized in 1999 by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, which awarded the work the Anderson Outstanding Paper Award. She is past chair of the American Society of Criminology’s Division on Corrections and Sentencing and a former member of the executive board of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.