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Julia Durnan

Julia Durnan

Policy Analyst


Julia Durnan is a policy analyst in the Justice Policy Center at the Urban Institute, where she provides research support to projects related to criminal and juvenile justice policy reform. Her research focuses on comprehensive justice reforms, justice reinvestment, decarceration, closing youth prisons, and understanding the impact of reform on state and local justice systems.

She received her BA with distinction in public policy from Duke University with minors in African American studies and Spanish.

Centers & Initiatives

Justice Policy Center