David A. Rembert is a fellow in the Center for Justice Research (CJR) at Texas Southern University and an assistant professor in the Department of Justice Studies in the College of Juvenile Justice and Psychology at Prairie View A&M University. He is committed to using rigorous quantitative research methods to create an unbiased criminal justice system by promoting reforms in corrections, sentencing, and community supervision. David is interested in research related to racial disparities and practices, child welfare, legal aspects, policy, offender risk assessment, and program evaluation. He serves as the Co-Editor of the Journal of Criminal Justice and Law Review. His recent publications have appeared in Corrections: Policy, Practice and Research, Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, Journal of Criminal Justice, and the Prison Journal.
Before joining academia, David worked as a case manager for Nashville Cares, Youth Villages and Tennessee Department of Children’s Services, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. He also worked for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
David received his Bachelors of Social Work from Middle Tennessee State University, Masters of Criminal Justice from Tennessee State University, and Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University.