Ryder, Judith A

St. John's University

United States

Judith Ryder directs the Criminology & Justice Masters program, Sociology & Anthropology Department, St. John’s University (New York City). She is also founder and director of the university’s Inside-Out Project, in which incarcerated and free students study together as peers. Her scholarship focuses on female delinquency and social control, trauma and violence, and the social construction of substance abuse. Dr. Ryder is a member of the American Society of Criminology’s Division on Women and Crime and is currently conducting research on families and violence in the United Kingdom. She was a Visiting Fellow at the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research (University of Glasgow) and at the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE), International Faculty Development program on women, tradition, and revolution in the Arab world (Amman, Jordan).