Evelyn McCoy is a research associate in the Justice Policy Center at the Urban Institute. Before joining Urban, McCoy received her master’s degree in sociology and public policy from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru under the Rotary International Global Grant. Her master’s thesis evaluated public policy and government assistance programs for adolescent victims of sex trafficking by working directly with diverse actors of the Peruvian federal, state, and local government as well as victims in rehabilitation. McCoy completed her bachelor’s degree in Spanish and Latin American studies at the University of Pittsburgh.
Research AreasAdolescents and Youth Crime and Justice International Development Poverty, Vulnerability, and the Safety Net
Centers & InitiativesJustice Policy Center
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