Jeanette Hussemann is a research associate in the Justice Policy Center at the Urban Institute. She is committed to using rigorous social science methods to inform and improve justice systems. Her research portfolio focuses on indigent defense, victimization, and juvenile justice. Hussemann directs projects that employ both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies, and she has extensive experience conducting fieldwork in diverse settings.
Before joining Urban, Hussemann led research on plea bargaining, defender-defendant relationships, and trial-level decisionmaking at the Hennepin County Public Defender’s Office in Minnesota. She currently directs National Institute of Justice–funded research on the prevalence of wrongful conviction and perceptions of justice among human trafficking survivors. Hussemann received her PhD in sociology from the University of Minnesota.
Brief Health and Health PolicyDavid M. Altschuler, Jeanette Hussemann, Janine M. Zweig, Isela Banuelos, Caroline Ross, Akiva LibermanFebruary 11, 2016
Jennifer Yahner, Jeanette Hussemann, Caroline Ross, Annie Gurvis, Ellen Paddock, Carla Vasquez-Noriega, Lilly YuSeptember 29, 2015
Research Report Education and TrainingJennifer Yahner, Jeanette Hussemann, Caroline Ross, Annie Gurvis, Ellen Paddock, Carla Vasquez-Noriega, Lilly YuSeptember 29, 2015