Social Research Center

Research Staff

Faye S. Taxman

Faye S. Taxman
Affiliated Senior Research Scientist

Degree: Ph.D., Criminology, Rutgers University
Phone: 571-205-8282

Research Interests

Dr. Taxman is a University Professor in the Criminology, Law, and Society Department at George Mason University and an Affiliate Senior Research Scientist at Friends Research Institute. Dr. Taxman is recognized for her work in the development of the seamless systems of care models that link criminal justice with other service delivery systems as well as reengineering probation and parole supervision services and organizational change models. Recent work specializes in advancing new models of care, developing re-entry processes, and measurement of organizational change. Her work specializes in organizational culture and effective community interventions. She is on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Experimental Criminology, Criminology & Public Policy and Journal of Offender Rehabilitation. She received the University of Cincinnati award from the American Probation and Parole Association in 2002 for her contributions to the field. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Experimental Criminology and a member of the Correctional Services Accreditation Panel (CSAP) of England. In 2008, the American Society of Criminology’s Division of Sentencing and Corrections recognized her as Distinguished Scholar.

Selected Publications

Taxman, Faye S & Ainsworth, S. (2009). Correctional Milieu: The Key to Quality Outcomes. Victims & Offenders.

Fletcher, B.W., Lehman, W.E., Wexler, H.K., Melnick, G., Taxman, F.S., & Young, D.W. (2009). Measuring collaboration and integration activities in criminal justice and drug abuse treatment agencies. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 101(3): 191-201.

Henderson, C., & Taxman, F. (2009). Competing values among criminal justice administrators: The importance of substance abuse treatment. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 103(Supp 1), S7-S16. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2008.10.001

Taxman, Faye S & Gordon, J. (2009). Do fairness and equity matter? An examination of organizational justice among correctional officers in adult prisons. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 36, 695-711.

Taxman, F.S., Henderson, C., Belenko, S. (2009). Organizational context, systems change, and adopting treatment delivery systems in the criminal justice system. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 103(Supp 1), S1-S6.

Taxman, F.S., & Kitsantas, P. (2009). Availability and capacity of substance abuse programs in correctional settings: A classification and regression tree analysis. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 103(Supp 1), S43-S53. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2009.01.008

Henderson, C., Taxman, F. S., & Young, D. (2008). A Rasch model analysis of evidence-based treatment practices used in the criminal justice system. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 93: 163–175.

Rhodes, AG, Taxman, FS, Cropsey K., Friedmann PD. (2008). Criminal Behavior and HCV Risk Factors. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs. 40(4). 493-501.

Taxman, F.S. (2008). No illusion, offender and organizational change in Maryland's proactive community supervision model. Criminology and Public Policy, 7(2), 275-302.

Cropsey, K.L., Wexler, H.K., Melnick, G., Taxman, F.S., & Young, D.W. (2007). Specialized prisons and services: Results from a national survey. Prison Journal, 87: 58-85.

Friedmann, P.D., Taxman, F.S., & Henderson, C. (2007). Evidence-based treatment practices for drug-involved adults in the criminal justice system. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 32(3): 267-277.

Taxman, F.S., Cropsey, K.L., Young, D., & Wexler, H. (2007). Screening, assessment, and referral practices in adult correctional settings: a national perspective. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 34(9): 1216-1234.

Taxman, F.S., Perdoni, M., & Harrison, L. (2007). Treatment for adult offenders: A Review of the state of the state. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 32(3): 239-254.

Alemi, F., Taxman, F., Baghi, H., Vang, J., Thanner, M., & Doyon, V. (2006). Costs and benefits of combining probation and substance abuse treatment. Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics, 9(2): 57-70.

Taxman, F.S. (2006). Assessment with a Flair. Federal Probation, 70(2): 3-15.

Taxman, F.S., & Thanner, M. (2006). Risk, need, & responsivity: It all depends. Crime and Delinquency, 52(1): 28-52.

Taxman, F.S. (2005). Facing brick walls: Offenders reintegration issues. International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, 29(1): 5-16.