Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

Parole Release and Revocation Project Director Dr. Edward Rhine Honored at APAI

The Robina Institute is pleased to share that Dr. Edward Rhine was awarded the Vincent O'Leary Award for his vision, leadership, and commitment to parole at the annual meeting of the Association of Paroling Authorities International (APAI) in Lake Tahoe this week. Dr. Rhine leads the Institute's Parole Release and Revocation Project and has an exceptionally distinguished career administering, leading, researching, and teaching parole and corrections.

From 2004 to 2013, Dr. Rhine was the Deputy Director for the Office of Offender Reentry, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. His career has included leadership positions in juvenile and adult corrections in New Jersey, Georgia, and Ohio. He has written and edited numerous publications addressing the work of paroling authorities, the impact of judicial intervention on prison discipline, change issues in probation and parole, the emergence of offender reentry, and correctional best practices. He is the author and co-author of numerous publications, books, book chapters, articles, and blog articles on these issues. 

In addition to his role as Project Director for the Robina Institute, he is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Sociology at the Ohio State University.

The Robina Institute faculty, leadership, and staff are honored to work alongside Dr. Rhine and we are grateful for his leadership on this project. 

Read more about Dr. Rhine, here.