Brit Henderson
Research Associate, MDRC Center for Data Insights

Henderson’s research uses data science approaches to inform evaluations of criminal justice policies, programs, and systems as well as employment and training, noncustodial parent, education, and youth development programs. She plays a central role in multiple aspects of the Pretrial Justice Collaborative project and is the data manager for the Procedural Justice-Informed Alternatives to Contempt demonstration. She worked as the lead analyst for the impact evaluation of New York City’s Supervised Release program. Other past projects include the Youth Villages Transitional Living Program Evaluation and an evaluation of the Re-Integration of Ex-Offenders Program. Her responsibilities included managing the acquisition, processing, and analysis of multiple data sources; research design; impact analysis; and collecting qualitative data through on-site observations, document reviews, and interviews. She earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Cornell University and a master’s degree in sociology from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, where she is currently a doctoral candidate in sociology.

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