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 […]
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 holds a Master of Science in Applied Social Research from 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.
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, […]
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 […]
Therese Todd is a doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology Department at John Jay College. In 2016, she graduated from the University of California Los Angeles with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Latin honors. During her undergraduate career she worked as a Research Assistant for the Center for Policing Equity and an addiction treatment […]
Kristyn Jones is a doctoral student in the Psychology and Law Program at John Jay College. She is broadly interested in policing and has primarily studied police body-worn cameras from a social-cognitive perspective. Her work has examined how people view and remember police footage differently depending on receiving contextual information and people’s prior interactions with […]