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Emily Tiry

Emily Tiry

Senior Research Associate


Emily Tiry is a senior research associate in the Justice Policy Center at the Urban Institute, where her research focuses on gang and crime reduction policy, prisoner reentry, and forensics.

Before joining Urban in 2013, Tiry worked as a research assistant for a professor at Duke University, where she completed her MPP; her thesis focused on reducing unintentional prescription drug overdose deaths.

Centers & Initiatives

Justice Policy Center