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Vincent Schiraldi

Co-Director, Columbia University Justice Lab, Senior Research Scientist, Columbia School of Social Work, Columbia University

Vincent Schiraldi is Co-Director of the Columbia University Justice Lab and Senior Research Scientist at the Columbia School of Social Work. A reformer and innovator in youth and criminal justice, Vincent has pioneered efforts at community-based alternatives to incarceration. He is the founder of the Justice Policy Institute, and has previously served as Director of Juvenile Corrections in Washington DC, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Probation and Senior Adviser to the New York City Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice.


  • –present
    Senior Research Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management, Harvard University