Transformational Fellows

Juliette Roddy, PhD

Becky Ruffner

Fellow since 2019

Juliette Roddy (Economist) serves as The NARBHA Institute James Wurgler, MD Endowed Chair in Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona. She is considered an expert in mixed methods research and has been working in the fields of criminal justice and behavioral health for the past 21 years. Her work is published in Substance Use and Misuse, the Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, the Journal of Drug Issues, the Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, and the International Journal of Drug Use Policy, to name a few. Juliette has led curriculum and pedagogy strategies at the University of Michigan Dearborn (UMD) in the area of substance use studies. She is an enrolled member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. Her community work includes service as a member of the Executive Board (Treasurer) for the Native Americans for Community Action (NACA) and as board member of the Inter-Tribal Advisory Council, both in Flagstaff, Arizona.