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Stephanie Maass

  • Assistant Professor


Stephanie Ainsworth Maass holds a Bachelor of Science in justice administration and a Master of Arts in justice, law and crime policy from George Mason University, where she also completed her doctorate in Criminology, Law and Society.

Maass has worked on numerous grant-funded research projects to build translational tools that guide practitioners to implement evidence-based practices and has developed and delivered trainings for corrections practitioners in jurisdictions across the country. Her current research looks at organizational change and the adoption of evidence-based practices in justice organizations. Her other research interests include individuals with substance-use disorders and substance-abuse treatment programs.  

Maass is the advising coordinator and serves on Norwich's Institutional Review Board Committee, University Honors Council, Semester Course Use Award Committee (interim member), and SJSS Curriculum Committee and is a GUIDE mentor. She teaches courses in research methods, corrections and the criminal justice capstone. When she’s not teaching or researching, Maass enjoys reading and the outdoors, including hiking, swimming and kayaking.

See her professional profiles on ResearchGate and LinkedIn.