Expert Panelists

David Abrams

David Abrams is Professor of Law, Business Economics, and Public Policy at the University of Pennsylvania. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Amanda Agan

Amanda Agan is Assistant Professor of Economics at Rutgers University. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago.

Robert Apel

Robert Apel is Professor of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University. He holds a Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland.

Manudeep Bhuller

Manudeep Bhuller is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Oslo. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Oslo.

Stephen Billings

Stephen Billings is Associate Professor of Real Estate at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Anna Bindler

Anna Bindler is Associate Professor in Economics at the University of Cologne. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from University College London.

David Bjerk

David Bjerk is the Russell S. Bock Professor of Public Economics and Taxation at Claremont McKenna College. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Christopher Blattman

Christopher Blattman is the Ramalee E. Pearson Professor of Global Conflict Studies at The University of Chicago. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics at the University of California, Berkeley.

Anthony Braga

Anthony Braga is the Jerry Lee Professor of Criminology at the University of Pennsylvania, and the Director of the Crime and Justice Policy Lab. He holds a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Rutgers University.

Shawn Bushway

Shawn Bushway is Senior Policy Researcher at the RAND Corporation, and Professor of Public Administration and Policy at the University at Albany. He holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy Analysis and Political Economy from Carnegie Mellon University.

Jillian Carr

Jillian Carr is Assistant Professor of Economics at Purdue University. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Texas A&M University.

Aaron Chalfin

Aaron Chalfin is Assistant Professor of Criminology at the University of Pennsylvania. He holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley.

Tom Clark

Tom Clark is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Political Science at Emory University. He holds a Ph.D. in Politics from Princeton University.

Philip Cook

Philip Cook is the ITT/Terry Sanford Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Public Policy Studies at Duke University. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley. Professor Cook won the 2020 Stockholm Prize in Criminology.

Robynn Cox

Robynn Cox is Assistant Professor of Social Work at the University of Southern California. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Georgia State University.

Jamein Cunningham

Jamein Cunningham is Assistant Professor of Policy Analysis and Management and Economics at Cornell University. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Michigan.

Monica Deza

Monica Deza is Assistant Professor of Economics at City University of New York (CUNY) Hunter College and at CUNY Graduate Center. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Jennifer Doleac

Jennifer Doleac is Associate Professor of Economics at Texas A&M University, Director of the Justice Tech Lab, and host of the Probable Causation podcast. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University. Professor Doleac is the Co-Director of the Criminal Justice Expert Panel.

John Donohue

John Donohue is the C. Wendell and Edith M. Carlsmith Professor of Law at Stanford University. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University and J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Felipe Goncalves

Felipe Goncalves is Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of California, Los Angeles. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University.

Jeffrey Grogger

Jeffrey Grogger is the Irving Harris Professor in Urban Policy at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, San Diego.

Benjamin Hansen

Benjamin Hansen is the W.E. Miner Professor of Economics at the University of Oregon. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

David Harding

David Harding is Professor of Sociology at the University of California - Berkeley, and the Director of the Social Sciences D-Lab. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Policy from Harvard University.

Allison Harris

Allison Harris is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Yale University. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Chicago.

Anna Harvey

Anna Harvey is Professor of Politics and Director of the Public Safety Lab at New York University. She holds a Ph.D. in Politics from Princeton University. Professor Harvey is the Co-Director of the Criminal Justice Expert Panel.

Paul Heaton

Paul Heaton is Senior Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and Academic Director of the Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago.

Randi Hjalmarsson

Randi Hjalmarsson is Professor of Economics at the University of Gothenburg. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University.

William Horrace

William Horrace is Distinguished Professor of Economics at Syracuse University. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Michigan State University.

Beau Kilmer

Beau Kilmer is the McCauley Chair in Drug Policy Innovation, Director of the RAND Drug Policy Research Center, and a Senior Policy Researcher at the RAND Corporation. He holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy from Harvard University.

David Kirk

David Kirk is Professor of Sociology at the University of Oxford. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Chicago.

Ayobami Laniyonu

Ayobami Laniyonu is Assistant Professor of Criminology and Sociolegal Studies at the University of Toronto, St. George. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Amy Lerman

Amy Lerman is Professor of Public Policy and Political Science, Co-Director of The People Lab, and Associate Dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley.

Charles Loeffler

Charles Loeffler is Associate Professor of Criminology at the University of Pennsylvania. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from Harvard University.

Glenn Loury

Glenn Loury is the Merton P. Stoltz Professor of the Social Sciences and Professor of Economics at Brown University. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Jens Ludwig

Jens Ludwig is the Edwin A. and Betty L. Bergman Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago, and Director of the University of Chicago’s Crime Lab. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Duke University.

John MacDonald

John MacDonald is Professor of Criminology and Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania. He holds a Ph.D. in Criminology from the University of Maryland.

Stephen Machin

Stephen Machin is Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Director of the Centre for Economic Performance. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Warwick.

Michael Makowsky

Michael Makowsky is Associate Professor of Economics at Clemson University. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from George Mason University.

Giovanni Mastrobuoni

Giovanni Mastrobuoni is Carlo Alberto Chair at Collegio Carlo Alberto and Professor of Economics at the University of Turin. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University.

Justin McCrary

Justin McCrary is the Paul J. Evanson Professor of Law at Columbia University. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Greg Midgette

Greg Midgette is Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Maryland. He holds a Ph.D. in Policy Analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School.

Michael Mueller-Smith

Michael Mueller-Smith is Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Michigan, and Director of the Criminal Justice Administrative Records System (CJARS). He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University.

Aurelie Ouss

Aurelie Ouss is Assistant Professor of Criminology at the University of Pennsylvania. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University.

Emily Owens

Emily Owens is Professor in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society, and the Department of Economics at the University of California-Irvine. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Maryland-College Park.

John Pepper

John Pepper is the Merrill S. Bankard Professor of Economics at the University of Virginia. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Anne Piehl

Anne Piehl is Professor of Economics and Director of the Program in Criminal Justice at Rutgers University. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University.

Paolo Pinotti

Paolo Pinotti is Professor of Economics and Endowed Chair in the Economic Analysis of Crime at Bocconi University. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

J.J. Prescott

J.J. Prescott is the Henry King Ransom Professor of Law and Professor of Economics at the University of Michigan. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Steven Raphael

Steven Raphael is Professor and James D. Marver Chair in Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Peter Reuter

Peter Reuter is Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Public Policy and Criminology at the University of Maryland. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University. Professor Reuter won the 2019 Stockholm Prize in Criminology.

Greg Ridgeway

Greg Ridgeway is Professor of Criminology and Statistics at the University of Pennsylvania. He holds a Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Washington.

Kevin Schnepel

Kevin Schnepel is Assistant Professor of Economics at Simon Fraser University. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Manisha Shah

Manisha Shah is Professor of Public Policy at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Director of the Global Lab for Research in Action. She holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Patrick Sharkey

Patrick Sharkey is Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at Princeton University. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Policy from Harvard University.

Rosanna Smart

Rosanna Smart is Economist at the RAND Corporation and Affiliate Faculty at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Megan Stevenson

Megan Stevenson is Associate Professor of Law at the University of Virginia. She holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Michael Stoll

Michael Stoll is Professor of Public Policy at the University of California, Los Angeles. He holds a Ph.D. in Urban Studies and Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Maria Micaela Sviatschi

Maria Micaela Sviatschi is Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University.

Alex Tabarrok

Alex Tabarrok is the Bartley J. Madden Chair in Economics at the Mercatus Center, Professor of Economics at George Mason University, and Co-Founder of Marginal Revolution University. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from George Mason University.

Erdal Tekin

Erdal Tekin is Professor of Public Policy at American University, and Editor-in-Chief at the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (JPAM). He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Santiago Tobon

Santiago Tobón is Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Research in Economics and Finance (CIEF) at Universidad EAFIT. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Universidad de los Andes.

David Weisburd

David Weisburd is Distinguished Professor of Criminology, Law and Society at George Mason University, the Walter E. Meyer Professor of Law and Criminal Justice at the Hebrew University Faculty of Law, and Executive Director of the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from Yale University. Professor Weisburd won the 2010 Stockholm Prize in Criminology.

Ariel White

Ariel White is the Silverman Family Career Development Associate Professor of Political Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She holds a Ph.D. in Government from Harvard University.

Morgan Williams, Jr.

Morgan Williams, Jr. is Assistant Professor of Economics at Barnard College. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from The City University of New York Graduate Center.

Crystal Yang

Crystal Yang is Professor of Law at Harvard University. She holds a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.