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Andrea M. Headley

Assistant Professor, Georgetown University

Andrea M. Headley is a public management, social equity and criminal justice policy scholar. She is an Assistant Professor at the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University. Her research focuses on policing to understand how organizational, managerial, and individual level factors affect policing services and outcomes, with a keen focus on inequities and disparities. Specific examples of her past work include assessing police-community relations, analyzing dispositional outcomes in citizen complaints, evaluating the effects of race during use of force encounters, as well as evaluating body-worn cameras. She teaches specialized courses on criminal justice policy and generalist courses on public management.


  • 2020–present
    Assistant Professor, Georgetown University
  • 2019–2020
    Assistant Professor, Ohio State University
  • 2018–2019
    President's Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley


  • 2018 
    Florida International University, PhD in Public Affairs
  • 2015 
    Florida International University, MS in Criminal Justice