Suvi Hynynen Lambson
Principal Research Associate
Suvi Hynynen Lambson is a Principal Research Associate at the Center for Court Innovation’s Policy and Research Department. She is currently working on projects about risk-needs assessment in New York State drug courts, procedural justice with homicide detectives, and indigency defense in multiple sites nationally. She recently led the research component of projects on drug courts and at-risk youth in Central America and the Caribbean. Ms. Lambson has worked closely with court practitioners, community members, and defendants engaged with the justice system and has led survey teams in the field to conduct surveys, focus groups and interviews on the topics of drug courts, risk-need assessment, procedural justice, case processing, gun violence, domestic violence, and the sex trade. Previously, she worked with Center operating projects in the Bronx and in Brooklyn. Prior to joining the Center, she worked at non-profit organizations on issues including domestic violence and women’s rights. Ms. Hynynen Lambson received her B.A. from Brigham Young University and her Masters of Public Administration from New York University in 2009.