Kyleigh joined the PhD program in fall 2014. Originally from Dayton, Ohio, she obtained a BA in International Studies with a minor in Spanish and an MA in International and Comparative Politics from Wright State University. Kyleigh has earned an additional MA in Criminology and Criminal Justice, and teaches Research Methods and Statistics in the School of Criminology and Justice Studies. She has published in the Journal of Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice Studies, and Criminal Justice Review. Her current research interests include prisoner re-entry, prison programming, gender and crime, and quantitative methods.