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Sheryl Pimlott Kubiak

Professor, Social Work


criminal justice, mental health, substance abuse, women’s studies

Current Research

mental health programs in correctional institutions

Selected Publications

  • Kubiak, S.P., Kim, W.J., Fedock, G. & Bybee, D. (2013). Assessing differences among incarcerated women with assaultive offenses: Isolated versus patterned use of violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 28:2462-2490. DOI: 10.1177/0886260513479034

  • Kubiak, S., Kim, W.J., Fedock, G., Bybee, D. (2012). Assessing short-term outcomes of an intervention for women convicted of violent offenses. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research; 3(3);197-212. DOI:10.5243/jsswr.2012.13.

  • Kubiak, S.P., Beeble, M. & Bybee, D. (2012). Comparing the validity of the K6 when assessing depression, anxiety and PTSD among male and female jail detainees. Journal of Offender Treatment and Comparative Criminology; 58; 1220-1238.

Government Focus

Local, State

Public Service

Commissioner: Appointed to the Governor’s Criminal Justice Policy Commission (Leading data subcommittee)
Core Faculty Member: MSU Consortium on Gender-based Violence).
Co-Chair – MSU President’s Task Force on Campus Sexual and Relationship Violence
Member: Partners in Crisis State Advisory Board