Kaleena J. Burkes is a Research Associate for the Robina Institute. She is on working on the Parole Release and Revocation Project and the Probation Revocation Project. Kaleena is currently a doctoral candidate in the College of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida State University. She received her B.A. and M.S. in Criminal Justice from The University of Alabama. Her research interests include recidivism and social stratification, life course criminology, race and crime, and contextual effects. Her dissertation research focuses primarily on the relationship between access to reentry resources and recidivism and how it can decrease the likelihood of recidivism when former offenders reenter society.