Sydney Ingel

Graduate Research Assistant

Third-year PhD student working as a Graduate Research Assistant under Dr. Rudes.


  • B.A. in Criminal Justice & Psychology from Quinnipiac University
  • M.A. in Criminology from George Mason University


Research Interests

  • The disparities that minorities and vulnerable populations face throughout the correctional process and how harm and inequality can be decreased for them
  • What it is like to live and work within prisons
  • What it is like to live and work within restricted housing units
  • How probation officers deal with evidence-based practices
  • Strategies for improving the reentry process for formerly incarcerated individuals


Current Projects

  • Pennsylvania Prison Project
  • Changing the Hole Mind