Jodi Viljoen, PhD



It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Jodi Vijloen, the Associate Director of the Institute for the Reduction of Youth Violence. Jodi was a valued colleague, a cherished mentor, and a brilliant scholar. Jodi’s students and collaborators will continue to manage her current projects and advance her vision to support youth involved in the criminal justice system. Questions regarding administrative matters may be sent to the Chair of the Department of Psychology ( or the Assistant to the Chair ( Questions regarding research may be sent to Dr. Adam Blanchard (