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Heather Harris
Research Fellow
415-291-4441
Expertise:
Corrections
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Heather Harris is a research fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California, where she examines correctional programs, practices, and policies. She has published research on the impact of cellmate relationships on reoffending and on the effects of domestic violence arrests on mortality in Criminology and the Journal of Experimental Criminology, respectively. Prior to joining PPIC, she was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Berkeley, where her work focused on the post-incarceration health, employment, education, and housing of young men undergoing the transition to adulthood. She received her PhD in criminology and criminal justice from the University of Maryland, College Park, and an MPP from the University of Chicago Harris School.

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