Edwin Grimsley is a research assistant at the Misdemeanor Justice Project (MJP). Edwin is also a doctoral student in Sociology at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. He holds a BA in Biology from Wesleyan University and previously worked as a Senior Case Analyst for the Innocence Project. For his doctoral studies, he is primarily interested in using mixed methods to study issues related to neighborhoods and the collateral consequences of individuals who encounter arrests and convictions for misdemeanor offenses in New York City. Edwin also has a research interest in the relationship between misdemeanor policing and the immigration process and is working on his own quantitative grant research project connecting immigration arrests and deportations to misdemeanor policing.