I am currently the data scientist for the Misdemeanor Justice Project. The Misdemeanor Justice Project seeks to understand the criminal justice response to low-level offenses, from arrest to disposition. I am also an adjucnt lecturer in the department of Math and Computer Science at CUNY John Jay where during Spring 2017, I will teach Programming Languages for Computer Science Majors. I will also be teaching data mananagement and descriptive statistics to NYPD Captains in John Jay’s new NYPD Executive MA Program in Criminal Justice. I am a PhD student in Criminal Justice at the CUNY Graduate Center. I have won fellowships from the CUNY Graduate Center, the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaigne.

Advocacy and charitable work

Through Columbia University’s Center for Justice I Python to detainees on Rikers Island. I also mentor for the College Initiative, a project which helps people returning from prison access higher education. I am a member of (and have given at least one preentation at) the meetup groups NYC-D3-JS, NYC Python and Emacsnyc.


Here is a link to my one page resume. (EM) Here is one that is a little longer for jobs that allow it (EM-long).

Research Interests

I am interested in prisoner reentry and economic mobility broadly.


Here is a link to my google scholar page.

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