Director of Research Writing
Amanda Cissner is the director of research writing, editing and overseeing the written work produced by the Center's research departments. She is currently working on several projects assessing efforts to safely reduce the use of jail in jurisdictions across the country. Her past research includes studies on violence prevention; intimate partner and dating violence; specialized court models, including domestic violence, drug, mental health, and reentry courts; and restorative justice practices. She received her M.A. in Sociology from New York University.