Adam G. Fera is a Graduate Research Analyst at the Misdemeanor Justice Project (MJP). Adam is also a doctoral student at the Graduate Center CUNY/John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He is a Presidential Research Fellow at John Jay College, a Co-project Coordinator on the Correctional Incident Database (CID), and was a participant in the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) Summer Conference. He taught Principles and Methods of Statistics (STA-250) and Research Methods for the Behavioral and Social Sciences (SSC-325). He was a researcher on the Capital Jury Project (CJP) and wrote his Master’s Thesis, The Effect of the Method of Execution on Sentencing Determinations in Capital Cases, using CJP data. He was a member of the Epsilon Nu chapter of the Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society and the Golden Key International Honour Society. His research interests include jury decision making, capital jury research, methods of execution research, plea bargaining and the trial penalty, escapes from correctional custody, testing criminological theory, and sex offender research. He is currently writing his dissertation which is a longitudinal examination of the trial penalty in federal cases.