Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

Lily Gleicher

Former Research Scholar

Lily Gleicher is a former Research Scholar at the Robina Institute. She has worked on a number of projects, including electronic monitoring for individuals on parole, juvenile diversion from incarceration, racial and ethnic disparity among justice-involved youth, and police deflection and diversion models. Her research interests include implementation and sustainability of evidence-based practices, correctional treatment and rehabilitation, probation and parole, reentry, mental and behavioral health, and criminal justice and correctional policy.

Lily received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Connecticut and her MS and PhD from the University of Cincinnati in Criminal Justice, with concentrations in corrections and criminal justice systems. Her dissertation focused on staffs' self-reported use and perceptions of the Effective Practices in Community Supervision (EPICS) model for probation and parole. Her work can be found in Federal Probation, European Journal of Probation, Journal for Advancing Justice, and Crime Prevention and Community Safety. She is also currently a part-time faculty in Criminology at DePaul University and on the Editorial Board for the American Probation and Parole Association's journal, Perspectives.

Prior to joining the Robina Institute, Lily was a Research Analyst for the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, the state's statistical analysis center (SAC), where she worked on a variety of projects related to criminal justice issues around Illinois. Lily was a graduate research assistant at the University of Cincinnati Corrections Institute, where she worked with various agencies across the U.S. training and coaching correctional staff in the Effective Practices in Community Supervision (EPICS) model, developed curriculum, and trained trainers in the EPICS model. Lily also completed professional internships with the Lake County, Ill. drug court and mental health court, and the Probation Sex Offender Unit in Hartford, Conn.