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Timothy T. Reling, Ph.D., is an Assistant Research Professor at the Mississippi State University National Strategic Planning & Analysis Research Center (NSPARC), a university research center that provides tailored research, analysis, and software architecture services with an emphasis on workforce and economic development. Dr. Reling holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Sociology from Louisiana State University, as well as B.A. degrees in Psychology and Criminal Justice from Southeastern Louisiana University. His research interests broadly encompass sociology, criminology, penology, education, and public health.

His applied research examines criminal justice reform efforts within the context of correctional settings through the development, implementation, expansion, and evaluation of risk-needs-responsivity systems, as well as programmatic efforts addressing collateral consequences of incarceration. Throughout his career, Dr. Reling has worked with the Louisiana Department of Public Safety & Corrections (LA DPS&C) as the lead statistician for the development and refinement of the Targeted Interventions Gaining Enhanced Reentry (TIGER) 4 th Generation Risk-Needs Responsivity System. His basic research emphasizes examinations of cultural and social structural determinants of sexual violence on college campuses. His work can be found in technical reports, policy briefs, and peer-reviewed journals such as Deviant Behavior, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, Urban Studies, and Sex Roles.

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