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Interview with Bruce Stout

Bruce Stout served as deputy chief of policy and planning for Governor Whitman, executive director of the Juvenile Justice Commission, director of the Division of Child Behavioral Health Services, and research director for the Juvenile Delinquency Commission. He also worked for the office of Governor Corzine, where he chaired the working group that developed the reentry component of the governor’s crime plan and worked with the Government Efficiency and Reform Commission on sentencing and corrections reform. Stout has also served as executive director of the Violence Institute and the Behavioral Research and Training Institute at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, where he was a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and has taught at the Rutgers Graduate School of Criminal Justice and at Penn State-Abington. At the time of this interview, Stout was associate professor and chair of the Department of Criminology at The College of New Jersey and a public member of the New Jersey Sentencing Commission.


Interview on October 8, 2015Transcript available here (pdf)