Tia Pooler is the deputy director of the Research and Data Implementation Team. She is currently involved in on-site research at the Midtown Community Court, Harlem Community Justice Center, and Bronx Community Solutions. Before joining the Center, Tia held the position of team leader at the British Judicial Appointments Commission in London, the organization responsible for selecting the judiciary in England and Wales. During her time in the U.K., she also carried out research for the Action for Prisoners' Families organization, looking at the impact of imprisonment on offenders' families. Her most recent academic research project analyzed public perceptions of police legitimacy across Europe. She holds a B.A. in Economics from Boston University, a Master's of Science in Criminal Justice Policy, and a Master's of Science in Social Research Methods, both from the London School of Economics.
- Fact Sheet: Unmasking Times Square, Highlights from a Needs Assessment of Times Square Workers
- Unmasking Times Square: A Needs-Assessment Survey with Ticket Sellers, Costumed Characters, and Others
- Coming Home to Harlem: A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Harlem Parole Reentry Court
- Targeting the Mental Health Needs of Misdemeanor Defendants: An Impact Evaluation of the Bronx Mental Health Initiative