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NIJ Directors, 1969–Present

NIJ was created in 1969 and has been in the forefront of nearly every innovation in criminal justice research and policy ever since. The following Director's have led the Institute in that work:

  • David B. Muhlhausen, 2017-present
  • Howard Spivak, acting 2017
  • Nancy Rodriguez, 2014-2017
  • William Sabol, acting 2013-2014
  • Greg Ridgeway, acting 2013
  • John H. Laub, 2010–2013
  • Kristina Rose, acting 2009-2010
  • David W. Hagy, 2006–2009 (confirmed 2008)
  • Glenn R. Schmitt, acting 2005–2006
  • Sarah V. Hart, 2001–2005
  • Julie Samuels, acting 2000–2001
  • Jeremy Travis, 1994–2000
  • Carol V. Petrie, acting 1994
  • Michael J. Russell, acting 1993–1994
  • Charles B. DeWitt, 1990–1993
  • James K. Stewart, 1982–1990
  • W. Robert Burkhart, 1982
  • James Underwood, 1981–1982
  • Harry Bratt, 1979–1981
  • Blair Ewing, 1977–1979
  • Gerald Caplan, 1973–1977
  • Martin Danziger, 1971–1973
  • Irving Slott, acting 1970–1971
  • Henry Ruth, 1969–1970
  • Ralph ​Siu, 1968–1969
Date Modified: August 23​, 2017​