Bonita Veysey

Mental Health-Criminal Justice System Interactions, Female Offenders, Trauma and Violence Against Women

Associate Professor
Ph.D. (1993) University of Albany

Dr. Veysey’s research to date has focused on behavioral health and justice issues, including police interactions with persons with mental illnesses; psychiatric practices in jails and prisons; diversion and treatment services for youth with behavioral health problems; and the effects of trauma.


Franklin County Recovering Communities Initiative, funded by the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment from 5/03 to 4/07, $325,000/year (B. Veysey, Lead Evaluator)

School of Criminal Justice, Rutgers University
123 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: (973) 353-3311  Fax: (973) 353-5896