College of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Ajima Olaghere

Ajima Olaghere

Ajima Olaghere

Postdoctoral Fellow

Reentry, place-based criminology, corrections, systematic reviews, meta-analysis

Ajima Olaghere is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society at George Mason University. She received her PhD from the Department of Criminology, Law and Society at George Mason University in 2015. Her current research focuses on systematic reviews and meta-analyses of juvenile justice interventions and understanding the relationship between reentry processes and services and post-incarceration life outcomes. She also studies the intersection of place-based criminology and reentry.

Selected Publications

Wilson, D.B., Olaghere, A., & Gill, C. (2015). Juvenile Curfew Effects on Criminal Behavior and Victimization: A Campbell Collaboration Systematic Review. Journal of Experimental Criminology (accepted).

Wilson, D.B., Gill, C., Olaghere, A., & McClure, D. (2015). Juvenile curfew effects on criminal behavior: A systematic review. Campbell Systematic Reviews (accepted).

Douds, A., Ahlin, E.M., Kavanaugh, P.R., & Olaghere, A. (2015). Decayed prospects: A qualitative study of prison dental care and its impact on former prisoners. Criminal Justice Review, 1-20.

Sokoloff, N., Olaghere, A., Ethridge, B. (2013, September 3). Prison education benefits everyone: We need inmates to be prepared to reenter society. The Baltimore Sun.

Courses Taught

CRIM 305: Crime and crime policy

CRIM 315: Research Methods

CRIM 210: Introduction to criminology