Sadé Lindsay
Postdoctoral Associate
Policy Analysis and Management

MVR 2227



Sadé Lindsay is a sociologist by training whose research interests lie at the intersection of criminal justice, punishment, racial inequality, and public policy. She examines how race impacts responses to deviance and crime, gendered experiences of incarceration, prisoner reentry and post-release employment, and how drug policy shapes substance use. Her scholarship has received numerous awards and been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institute of Justice, the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy, the American Society of Criminology, among other organizations.

Personal website:

Lindsay, Sadé L. and Mike Vuolo. 2021.Criminalized or Medicalized? Examining the Role of Race in Responses to Drug Use.Social Problems. Online early.

 Vuolo, Mike, Sadé L. Lindsay, and Brian C. Kelly. 2021. “Further Consideration of the Impact of Tobacco Control Policies on Young Adult Smoking in Light of the Liberalization of Cannabis Policies.” Nicotine & Tobacco Research. Online early.

Vuolo, Mike, Bradley R. E. Wright, and Sadé L. Lindsay. 2019. “Inmate Responses to Experiences with Court System Procedural and Distributive Justice.” The Prison Journal 99(6): 725-747.

Duxbury, Scott W., Laura C. Frizzell*, and Sadé L. Lindsay* (*equal authors). 2018. “Mental Illness, the Media, and the Moral Politics of Mass Violence:  The Role of Race in Mass Shootings Coverage.” Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency 55(6): 766-797.

Member of the American Sociological Association, American Society of Criminology, Law and Society Association, Society for the Study of Social Problems, and Racial Democracy Crime and Justice Network

Ph.D., Sociology, The Ohio State University, 2021

M.A., Sociology, The Ohio State University, 2017

B.A., Criminology, The Ohio State University, 2015

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