Miriam Northcutt Bohmert

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Indiana University

Areas of Expertise

  • Restorative justice
  • Social justice
  • Gender
  • Community supervision
  • Prisons
  • Sexual assault

Key Findings

  • The Affordable Homes Program (AHP) has a narrower focus than traditional prison-based vocational programs because it provides experiential, hands-on training in the community – exclusively in the construction trade – for felony-level offenders. MORE
  • A greater number of interracial friendships is associated with more positive racial attitudes. MORE
  • Female students and those with more interracial friendships experience a faster rate of increase in their endorsement of affirmative action policies over their college careers. MORE
  • Men with a history of childhood sexual assault had greatly elevated odds of sexual victimization. MORE


Miriam Northcutt Bohmert, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Indiana University, is an expert in gender, social justice, sexual assault, restorative justice, prisons, and community supervision.

Northcutt Bohmert has worked with the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of Justice on issues of prisoner reentry. Northcutt Bohmert is a member of the American Society of Criminology, the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, and the American Sociological Association.

She has been published in academic journals including Criminal Justice & Behavior, Criminal Justice Policy Review, International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, British Journal of Criminology, The Prison Journal, and Social Forces.

Northcutt Bohmert received her Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University, M.A. in Sociology from Bowling Green State University, and B.A. in Sociology from Hope College.