Our current criminal justice system fails those inside the system, victims, and every community. We need reform that corrects these shortcomings and uses evidence-based research to guide policy. Urban is doing that research, and it is advancing a fair and humane justice system for all affected by the overreach of mass incarceration.
Andreea Matei is a research analyst in the Urban Institute's Justice Policy Center. She is interested in reentry, bail reform, and prison conditions and programming. She previously worked at the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan as a civil liberties fellow.
Matei received her BA from the University of Michigan and her MPP from the Ford School of Public Policy.