Olive Lu is a Graduate Research Assistant on the Misdemeanor Justice Project at John Jay College. Olive is also a third year student in the Criminal Justice Doctoral program at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City. In addition to working as a Graduate Research Assistant on the Misdemeanor Justice Project, she is an instructor for undergraduate courses at John Jay College. Olive hails from Auckland, New Zealand and holds a B.A. in Psychology from New York University, as well as an M.S. in Criminology from the University of Pennsylvania. Olive is also interested in the area of juvenile justice, particularly around issues concerning treatment and reentry of adjudicated youth.