Emily Mooney conducts research and writes on topics regarding policing, alternatives to arrest and incarceration, reentry and the juvenile justice system. She also produces original content regarding the impact of the criminal justice apparatus on families.

Previously, Emily conducted policy research and analysis for the National Criminal Justice Association and the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement, provided research support for the Prison Fellowship’s juvenile justice advocacy efforts, and worked for The Heritage Foundation’s policy services and outreach team.

Emily is a graduate of the University of Virginia, where she received a bachelor’s degree in foreign affairs with a minor in religious studies and a master’s degree in public policy. She currently lives in Arlington, Virginia.