Genevieve Citrin Ray
Policy Program Manager
Justice Policy Center

Genevieve Citrin Ray is a policy program manager at the Urban Institute, overseeing the Justice Reinvestment Initiative Project and a Cost-Benefit Analysis of Early Appointment of Counsel. Before joining Urban, Ray was a senior policy advisor at the Justice Programs Office at American University, where she was the project director of the Right to Counsel National Campaign. She has presented at numerous national conferences with law enforcement, defense providers, county officials, court managers, judges, and state and local policymakers on the Sixth Amendment and the roles each discipline plays in ensuring it. She has led strategic planning meetings and system actor focus groups and has developed discipline-specific training and technical assistance material. With more than 10 years of professional criminal justice experience, her work addresses systemic challenges and embodies cross-discipline collaboration. Ray is a native of Washington, DC, and received her BA from Tufts University and her MPP from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan.