Libby Doyle is a research assistant in the Justice Policy Center at the Urban Institute, where she conducts mixed-methods research on reentry and diversion programs, case processing, and behavioral health. Before joining Urban, Doyle worked as the legal aid clinics coordinator at the Community Empowerment Fund in Chapel Hill and interned with the Vera Institute of Justice’s Policing Program. Doyle also conducted research on racial bias in police traffic stops and the death penalty with the University of North Carolina’s Department of Political Science.
Doyle graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a double major in public policy and political science and a minor in Hispanic studies. She received high honors for her undergraduate thesis examining racial disparities in public policy indicators across North Carolina counties.