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Evelyn F. McCoy
Senior Manager, Training and Technical Assistance
Justice Policy Center

Evelyn F. McCoy is a senior training and technical assistance manager in the Justice Policy Center at the Urban Institute, where she leads projects on alternatives to incarceration, conditions of confinement, sexual violence in correctional facilities, and survivors’ experiences in the justice system. McCoy has expertise in mixed methods research and program evaluation, policy analysis, training and technical assistance, and working with justice system agencies, community-based organizations, and justice-involved people and their families.

McCoy earned her master’s degree in sociology and public policy at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, where her research focused on victim services and service delivery models for youth survivors of sex trafficking. McCoy earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh.

Research Areas
Crime, justice, and safety
International development
Children and youth
Social safety net