Jeremy Travis is the Founder and former Co-Director of the Misdemeanor Justice Project. He is currently the Executive Vice President of Criminal Justice at the Laura and John Arnold Foundation. Jeremy joined the Foundation after serving for 13 years as president of John Jay College of Criminal Justice at the City University of New York […]
Preeti Chauhan is an Associate Professor in Psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the Graduate Center, City University of New York. She is also the Principal Investigator and Founding Director of the Misdemeanor Justice Project (MJP). Dr. Chauhan has a broad interest in examining the role of macro-level factors including policies and […]
Celina Cuevas is a Graduate Research Assistant at the Misdemeanor Justice Project and a doctoral student in the Criminal Justice Department at John Jay College. Previously, she has interned as a Victim Advocate at the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office and worked as a Facility Manager at a residential treatment center for juveniles. Celina earned a […]
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 […]
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 […]
Quinn Hood is a Research Assistant for the Misdemeanor Justice Project (MJP). He recently earned his bachelor’s degree in quantitative economics and computer science from Tufts University. Quinn is looking to combine his interests in data and criminal justice to learn more about trends in policing over time.
Jaeok Kim is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She received a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from University at Albany, SUNY in 2016. Her dissertation measures the extent of unexplained racial disparity in case processing and examines racial differences in the accumulation of criminal justice career […]
Richie (also known as, Tao) is a Research Analyst on the Misdemeanor Project (MJP) at John Jay College. Richie is a recent graduate from Texas A&M International University with a MS degree in Management Information Systems. He has passion and interest in data analysis and data mining fields, also Richie completed several research projects during his […]
Cecilia Low-Weiner is currently finishing up her master’s in Applied Social Research at Hunter College. She has previously worked in education and youth development non-profits; but more recently moved into the criminal justice field, serving most recently as the policy and research intern at JustLeadershipUSA. She is very passionate about criminal justice reform and is currently working on a project examining the long term health outcomes for adults who were incarcerated in their youth.
Evan Misshula is the Statistical Research Associate of the Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice. He was previously the Project Director of the Tech Talent Pipeline Residency @ Queens College. He has taught Data Mining, Network Security and Advanced Data Structures at CUNY John Jay. In 2013, Mr. Misshula was a fellow at Data Science for […]
Dr. Kerry Mulligan is a Senior Research Analyst with the Misdemeanor Justice Project. Prior to joining MJP, Dr. Mulligan worked as a Senior Researcher at the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice and as an Assistant Professor of Law & Society at Sage College of Albany. Dr. Mulligan is experienced in research design, data management and […]
Dr. Meredith L. Patten is the Executive Director of the Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice. She has worked in the criminal justice and security fields for over 18 years. She has conducted research and evaluations on prison-based substance abuse programs, security analyses on crime and drug issues surrounding public housing authorities throughout the United States, […]
Jackie Scott is a Graduate Research Assistant on the Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice as part of the Misdemeanor Justice Project. Jackie is originally from Alberta, Canada. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Lethbridge and her master’s degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Edinburgh. Jackie then […]
Shannon is a Graduate Research Assistant on the Misdemeanor Justice Project (MJP) at John Jay College. Shannon is a recent graduate of the MA program in Forensic Psychology at CUNY John Jay. While at John Jay, Shannon worked in the Child and Adolescent Stress and Trauma Lab, under the direction of Dr. Maureen Allwood. Shannon completed […]