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Hanna Love

Hanna Love

Research Analyst


Hanna Love is a research analyst in the Urban Institute’s Justice Policy Center. Her research focuses on juvenile and adult criminal justice reform and improving criminal justice system responses to survivors of violence. She has experience working on various justice policy issues, including survivors’ perceptions of the justice system, decarceration, closing youth prisons, state and local policy reform, and translating research to practice for system stakeholders and practitioners. Love works primarily on in-depth qualitative data collection methods and is experienced in project design, primary data collection and analysis, and project management.

Research Areas

Crime and Justice

Centers & Initiatives

Justice Policy Center