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Ellen Paddock

Ellen Paddock

Research Assistant


Ellen Paddock is a research assistant in the Justice Policy Center at the Urban Institute. Her work focuses on the overlap between public health and criminal justice and on public safety strategies that effectively reduce crime and minimize collateral damage to vulnerable communities. Before joining Urban, Paddock completed internships with a youth gang intervention program, a job training program for people returning to the community after incarceration, and an interagency criminal justice resource center. She graduated from Duke University with a BA in public policy and Arabic.

Research Areas

Crime and Justice

Centers & Initiatives

Justice Policy Center