Bahiyyah Muhammad, Ph.D.
Bahiyyah Muhammad, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Criminology in the Department of Sociology at Howard University. She is also founding director for Howard University’s (HU) Higher Education in Prison (HEP) Programming – Co-PI, Mellon Just Futures Initiative for the HU Social Justice Consortium project. She is an expert on mass incarceration and the collateral consequences on families, specifically focused on resilience among children of incarcerated parents. Dr. Muhammad is co-founder of Project Iron Kids, an initiative to educate and empower children of incarcerated parents. She holds a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice, an MA in Corrections Administration from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and a BA in Administration of Justice, and a Criminology Certificate from Rutgers University.