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Creasie Finney Hairston, PhD

Dean and Professor

Director, Jane Addams Center for Social Policy and Research

Contact

Office Phone:

(312) 996 3319

Email:

cfh@uic.edu

About

Professional Interests:
Social work, families and the criminal justice system
Higher education administration and leadership
Social policies, social programs and social justice

Research:
Impact of incarceration and community reentry on families and children
Social welfare policies and services for aging populations

Selected Publications

Hairston, C. F. (2021). Combating Gun Violence: Hospital Responders and Street Outreach Workers. Chicago, IL: Jane Addams Center for Social Policy and Research, University of Illinois Chicago.

Hairston, C. F. (2019). Reflections and Conclusions. In J. M. Eddy & J. Poehlmann-Tyson (Eds.), Handbook on Children with Incarcerated Parents: Research, Policy and Practice. Second Edition (pp. 373-379). Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature Switzerland.

Hairston, C. F. (2018). Family Relationships During Incarceration and When Fathers Return Home. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 57, 2.

Hairston, C. F. (2016). Starting All Over: Service Needs and Service Responses in an Urban Neighborhood. Chicago, IL: University of Illinois Chicago.

Hairston, C. F. (2014). Editors note: Women prisoners’ community reentry and reintegration. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 53.

Hairston, C. F. (2010). Foreword. In J.M. Eddy & J. Poehlmann (Eds.), Children of incarcerated parents: A handbook for researchers and practitioners (pp. xiii – xvi). Washington, D.C: The Urban Institute Press.

Hairston, C. F. (2010). Introduction. Special issue: Children of incarcerated parents. Scholar & Feminist Online, 8(2).

Hairston, C. F. (2009). Kinship care when parents are incarcerated: What we know, What we can do. Baltimore, MD: Annie E. Casey Foundation.

Editorial Reviews:

Editor, Journal of Offender Rehabilitation

Education

BS, Bluefield State College
MSSA, Case Western Reserve University
PhD, Case Western Reserve University