Anderson’s research focuses on evaluations of criminal justice practices, reforms, and systems, as well as employment and training programs and youth development programs. Currently, she manages the Pretrial Justice Collaborative project, a study of pretrial supervision techniques and court appearance rates in eight jurisdictions across the country. She is responsible for project management; data management and acquisition; research design; the writing of reports, briefs, and proposals; and implementation research. Anderson is also experienced in data processing and impact analysis. Her past projects include the Pretrial Justice Reform Study, the Subsidized and Transitional Employment Demonstration, the Summer Youth Employment Program Evaluation, and the Learn and Earn to Achieve Potential Evaluation. She holds an MSW with a concentration in policy practice and research from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in sociology and philosophy from New York University.