Rochisha Shukla

Master's Graduate

Rochisha Shukla completed her Masters in Criminology and Criminal Justice in 2016, following the defense of her thesis "Exploring the Role of Concentrated Reentry in the Relationship between Halfway Houses and Recidivism".  She also holds a Master's degree in Psychology from the University of Delhi, India, and a B.A. in Psychology from the same institution. During her time at the University of Maryland, Rochisha worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistant with Professor Sally Simpson and Professor Anastasia Tosouni, and as a Graduate Administrative Assistant with the Center for the Study of Business Ethics, Regulation & Crime (C-BERC). Her research interests include mass incarceration and its effects, sentencing, corrections, prisoner reentry and prison reforms. 

Areas of Interest:
  • Mass Incarceration and its Effects, Sentencing, Corrections, Prisoner Reentry, Prison Reforms
  • BA Psychology (Honors), Lady Shri Ram College for Women, University of Delhi (India)
  • MA Psychology, Faculty of Arts, University of Delhi (India)
  • MA Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Maryland College Park
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