- Sarah Lawrence
- Research Director, Front-End Realignment Project
- 650 723.2178
Sarah Lawrence joined the Stanford Criminal Justice Center in January of 2013 and serves as the Research Director for the Front-End Realignment Project. Lawrence is also affiliated with the Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law where she manages the design and implementation of research and policy projects in the areas of policing, corrections, and prisoner reentry. Previously she was the Director of Research for the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety. In that capacity she established a research and policy division that provided strategic and analytical support to public safety and criminal justice state agencies. Before her work in Massachusetts, Lawrence was a research associate at the Urban Institute. She holds a Masters in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley and received a B.S. from Cornell University.
- Debbie Mukamal
- Executive Director, Stanford Criminal Justice Center
- 650 724.5786
Debbie Mukamal joined Stanford Law School in September 2010. From 2005 to 2010, she served as the founding Director of the Prisoner Reentry Institute at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Mukamal oversaw all of the Institute's projects, including the design and implementation of the NYC Justice Corps, an innovative neighborhood-based reentry service initiative, and the development of research and effective tools in the areas of entrepreneurship, correctional education, long-term incarceration, and reentry from local jails. Before joining John Jay College, she served as the founding director of the National H.I.R.E. Network and a staff attorney at the Legal Action Center, where her work focused on the collateral consequences of criminal records. Mukamal holds a J.D. from New York University School of Law and received her B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley.
- Lisa Quan
- Research Assistant, Stanford Criminal Justice Center
- 650 723.1191
Lisa Quan joined the Stanford Criminal Justice Center in September 2012. She recently graduated with honors from Stanford University, receiving her B.A. in American Studies with a concentration in Law and Public Policy. Her senior thesis, “On Stage without the Spotlight: California Gubernatorial Leadership in Crime Policy,” earned the George M. Fredrickson Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research. Quan gained experience in constitutional and civil rights law and advocacy while working at the National Women’s Law Center through the Stanford in Washington Program and at the Center for Public Interest Law through the Haas Center’s Public Interest Law Fellowship. During her undergraduate career, Quan also mentored high school students in East Palo Alto through Youth Court Connection and helped establish the annual Youth Academic College Conference, which provides resources and mentors for Bay Area students pursuing higher education.