Dr. Caputo-Levine is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Criminology at Idaho State University, a post she has held since 2016. She received her doctorate from the Department of Sociology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 2015. Dr. Caputo-Levine has an interest in the construction of knowledge surrounding race and ethnicity with higher education. With Dr. Vanessa Lynn, she has researched the ways in which urban Black communities are portrayed in urban sociology courses. Dr. Caputo-Levine also conducted a study of prisoner reentry and extended the concept of the carceral habitus. She is currently investigating reentry and reintegration in Idaho. She has published articles in Ethnography, Critical Criminology, Dialectical Anthropology, and the Contemporary Justice Review.