Matt Richie, MS

PhD Student
Criminal Justice & Criminology

Matt Richie is completing his PhD in Criminal Justice at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He was awarded graduate student of the year for the 2013-2014 academic year and received the Distinguished Graduate Student Fellowship in 2015. He taught for two semesters at Oshkosh State Correctional Institution through their Convicts to College program.

Matt has presented at multiple regional and national conferences and recently published an article on the role of the wounded healer in reentry programs.

Research Interests:

  • The process of desistance
  • Risk assessment validation
  • Use of force and the use of stop and frisk
  • Jail reentry in non-metropolitan areas