Amanda Geller is an Assistant Professor of Sociomedical Sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health. She is a convener of the CPRC Incarceration Working Group (co-sponsored by the university-wide Justice Initiative) and the executive director of the Summer Data Workshop of the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study (FFCWS). Her research examines the interactions between criminal justice policies and socioeconomic disadvantage, and their joint effects on urban neighborhoods, families, and individuals. Professor Geller’s ongoing work includes a the development and analysis of a population-based survey of young men in New York City on their experiences with the police. She also works extensively with the FFCWS to examine the role of incarceration in urban families, and the effects of fathers' incarceration on their own wellbeing and that of their families and children.
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