Program Director

Kate Meloney has served as the Director of the Villanova Program at SCI–Phoenix (formerly SCI-Graterford) since August 2015. She has earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Anthropology from Lewis & Clark College, and a Master of Social Services and a Master of Law and Social Policy, both from the Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research. In addition to her responsibilities as director of the program, Meloney serves as the academic advisor to all students at SCI–Phoenix. With her extensive education in social work and more than 20 years of experience working with incarcerated individuals, Meloney brings an incredibly valuable perspective to the program, rooted in a comprehensive understanding of the prison system and a respect for the value and dignity of all individuals.


Professors in the Program

Kate Meloney, Director, SCI Phoenix Prison Program