Ebony Ruhland is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati. She is the former Research Director for the Robina Institute’s Parole Release and Revocation Project and the Probation Revocation Project. Professor Ruhland received her Ph.D. from the School of Social Work at the University of Minnesota and her M.A. from St. Mary’s University. Previously, Dr. Ruhland was the Research Director for the Council on Crime and Justice, a nonprofit agency specializing in criminal justice research, policy, and direct service. Her research interests include examining how individuals, families, and communities are impacted by crime and the criminal justice system.