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Staff

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Anthony Braga

Director

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Ben Struhl

Executive Director

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Lisa Barao

Associate Director of Research

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Jeremy Biddle

Director of Violence Reduction Policy and Programs

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Jessica Bimstein

Program Associate

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Carolyn Coles

Data and Intelligence Implementation Specialist

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Renee Contreras

Renée Contreras

Senior Program Manager

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Deborah D'Orazi

Deborah D’Orazi

Project Coordinator

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Stephen Douglas

Graduate Research Associate

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Desiree Dusseault

Senior Consultant - Illegal Firearms Investigations

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Zachary Evans

Data Analytics Program Manager

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Carmen Facciolo

Senior Advisor for Baltimore GVRS

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Caroline La Rochelle

Senior Program Associate

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Alexa Mason

Program Associate

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Alyssa Mendlein

Program Associate

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Laura Mutis

Program Associate

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Julia Reinhold

Data Analyst

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Ciara Tenney

Program Associate

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Brian Wade

Senior Data Scientist

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Matthew Wickizer

Data Analytics Program Manager

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Andrea Barajas

Undergraduate Research Assistant

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Marie Berthiaux

Graduate Research Assistant

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Abby Camp

Undergraduate Research Assistant

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Saara Ghani

Undergraduate Research Assistant

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Cynthia Harris

Graduate Research Assistant

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Wilson Hernandez

Graduate Research Assistant

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Ayanna Miller-Smith

Ayanna Miller-Smith

Graduate Research Assistant

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Marisa Palmer

Graduate Research Assistant

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Eden Ralph

Graduate Research Assistant

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Marvin Rodas

Undergraduate Research Assistant

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Sarah Silberman

Graduate Research Assistant

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Faculty Fellows

  • David Abrams

    Professor of Law, Business Economics, and Public Policy

    University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

  • Aaron Chalfin

    Aaron Chalfin

    Assistant Professor of Criminology

    University of Pennsylvania

  • Maria Cuellar

    Maria Cuellar

    Assistant Professor of Criminology

    University of Pennsylvania

  • Paul Heaton

    Professor of Law; Academic Director, Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice

    University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

  • William Laufer

    Professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics, Sociology, and Criminology;

    University of Pennsylvania

  • Charles Loeffler

    Charles Loeffler

    Associate Professor of Criminology

    University of Pennsylvania

  • John MacDonald

    John MacDonald

    Professor of Criminology and Sociology

    University of Pennsylvania

  • Aurelie Ouss

    Aurélie Ouss

    Janice and Julian Bers Assistant Professor of Criminology

    University of Pennsylvania

  • Adrian Raine

    Adrian Raine

    Richard Perry University Professor, Departments of Criminology, Psychiatry, and Psychology

    University of Pennsylvania

  • Greg Ridgeway

    Greg Ridgeway

    Professor of Criminology and Statistics

    University of Pennsylvania

  • Eugenia South

    Faculty Director, Penn Medicine Center for Health Justice (Urban Health Lab & Health Justice Transformation); Associate Vice President of Health Justice, UPenn Health System; Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine

    University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Affiliated Researchers

  • Thomas Abt

    Associate Research Professor

    University of Maryland

  • Roseanna Ander

    Founding Executive Director

    University of Chicago Crime Lab and Education Lab

  • Rod Brunson

    Professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

    University of Maryland

  • Philip Cook

    Terry Sanford Professor Emeritus of Public Policy, Economics, and Sociology

    Duke University

  • Megan Denver

    Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

    Northeastern University

  • Jordan Hyatt

    Associate Professor of Criminology and Justice Studies and Director of the Center for Public Policy

    Drexel University

  • Max Kapustin

    Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics

    Cornell University

  • David Kennedy

    Professor, Department of Criminal Justice; Executive Director, National Network for Safe Communities

    John Jay College of Criminal Justice

  • Christopher Koper

    Professor in the Department of Criminology, Law & Society; Principal Fellow, Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy

    George Mason University

  • Jens Ludwig

    Edwin A. and Betty L. Bergman Distinguished Service Professor; Director, University of Chicago Crime Lab

    University of Chicago

  • Cynthia Lum

    Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Criminology, Law & Society; Director, Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy

    George Mason University

  • Cassie McMillan

    Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminology and Criminal Justice

    Northeastern University

  • Daniel Medwed

    University Distinguished Professor of Law and Criminal Justice

    Northeastern University

  • Alicia Sasser Modestino

    Associate Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and Economics; Director of Research, Dukakis Center

    Northeastern University

  • Andrew Papachristos

    Professor of Sociology; Director, Northwestern Network and Neighborhood Initiative

    Northwestern University

  • Glenn Pierce

    Principal Research Scientist

    Northeastern University

  • Eric Piza

    Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice; Director, Crime Analysis Initiatives

    Northeastern University

  • Jerry Ratcliffe

    Professor of Criminal Justice

    Temple University

  • Caterina G. Roman

    Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice; Professor in the Center for Urban Bioethics

    Temple University

  • Robert Sampson

    Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences

    Harvard University

  • Elizabeth Setren

    Gunnar Myrdal Assistant Professor of Economics

    Tufts University

  • Sarah Tahamount

    Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

    University of Maryland

  • Brandon Turchan

    Assistant Professor in the School of Criminal Justice

    Michigan State University

  • Daniel Webster

    Bloomberg Professor of American Health in Violence Prevention

    Johns Hopkins University

  • David Weisburd

    Distinguished Professor of Criminology, Law and Society, George Mason University; Walter E. Meyer Professor of Law and Criminal Justice

    Hebrew University of Jerusalem

  • Bruce Western

    Professor of Sociology; Co-director, Justice Lab

    Columbia University

  • Chris Winship

    Chris Winship

    Diker-Tishman Professor of Sociology

    Harvard University

  • Garen Wintemute

    Professor, Emergency Medicine; Director, Violence Prevention Research Program

    University of California, Davis

  • Gregory Zimmerman

    Graduate Program Director and Associate Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

    Northeastern University