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Advisory Council

The Advisory Council’s role is focused on the Campaign’s program, strategy, and advocacy activities. The Advisory Council is made up of leading researchers and experts on juvenile transfer, and provides a forum to share new findings in areas of interest. The Advisory Council provides an opportunity for continuing counsel to CFYJ staff on overall program directions, strategies, and plans.

Neelum Arya, J.D., M.P.A
Research Director
Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy at UCLA School of Law

Abigail A. Baird, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Vassar College

Tshaka Barrows
Deputy Director
Community Justice Network for Youth (CJNY)
The W. Haywood Burns Institute

Sheila Bedi
Associate Professor
Northwestern School of Law

Shay Bilchik
Center for Juvenile Justice Reform and Systems Integration
Georgetown University

Donna M. Bishop, Ph.D.
College of Criminal Justice
Northeastern University

Jeffrey A. Butts, Ph.D.
CRJ Research and Evaluation Center
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Frankie Cervantes
Media Consultant

Todd R. Clear, Ph.D.
Dean, School of Criminal Justice 
Rutgers University

Jeffrey Fagan, Ph.D.
Professor of Law & Public Health
Columbia University Law School

David Fassler, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
University of Vermont College of Medicine

Barry Feld
Centennial Professor of Law
University of Minnesota Law School

James O. Finckenauer, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus & Professorial Fellow
Division of Global Affairs, School of Criminal Justice
Rutgers University                                              

Marcia Rincon-Gallardo
Noxtin: Equal Justice for All

Kristin Henning
Associate Professor of Law
Deputy Director, Juvenile Justice Clinic
Georgetown University Law Center

Nancy Gannon Hornberger
Chief Executive Officer
Social Advocates for Youth

Aaron Kupchik, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
University of Delaware, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice

Dr. Barry Krisberg
Distinguished Senior Fellow and Lecturer in Residence
Berkeley Center for Criminal Justice
University of California, Berkeley School of Law

Thomas E. Lengyel, MSW, Ph.D.
Associate Director of Research and Evaluation
American Humane Association

Mary W. Lindahl, Ph.D.
Chair, Dept of Forensic Psychology
Marymount University

Danielle Lipow
Senior Associate, Juvenile Justice Strategy Group
Annie E. Casey Foundation

Ned Loughran
Executive Director
Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators

Racquel Mariscal
Senior Associate
W. Haywood Burns Institute, co-managing the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Juvenile Detention Alternative’s Initiative

Alex Piquero, Ph.D.
Professor of Criminology
University of Texas at Dallas

Pili J. Robinson, M. Ed, LPC
Director of Consulting Services
Missouri Youth Services Institute (MYSI)

The Honorable H. Ted Rubin
Juvenile & Family Courts & Justice Systems

Marc Schindler
Venture Philanthropy Partners

Robert G. Schwartz, JD
Executive Director
Juvenile Law Center

Mark Soler, JD
Executive Director
Center for Children’s Law & Policy

Mark D. Steward
Missouri Youth Services Institute

Bruce D. Stout, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Criminology 
The College of New Jersey

Patrick H. Tolan, Ph.D.
Director of the Center for Positive Youth Development
University of Virginia

Francisco Villarruel, Ph.D.
Professor of Family & Child Ecology
Michigan State University

Gina M. Vincent, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Gail A. Wasserman, Ph.D.
Professor of Clinical Psychology
Division of Child Psychiatry
Columbia University

Jennifer Woolard, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Georgetown University

Franklin E. Zimring, JD
Professor of Law
Boalt Hall School of Law
University of California, Berkeley