Sarah Eppler-Epstein is a research assistant in the Urban Institute's Justice Policy Center. Her research focuses on criminal justice policy reform, including issues of mass incarceration, long sentences, and racial and ethnic disparities in the justice system. She also works on projects related to juvenile justice reform and forced marriage. Eppler-Epstein received her BA in political science from Haverford College. Her senior thesis focused on racial and ethnic disparities in juvenile detention.