"Spurring innovation, improving practice"

Faculty Partners

Professor Baz Dreisinger
Academic Director, Prison-to-College Pipeline
Dr. Dreisinger is an associate professor at John Jay College and serves as the academic director for the Prison-to-College Pipeline.

Professor Michelle Fine
Coordinator, CUNY Reentry Enhancement Participatory Action Research (PAR)
Dr. Fine is a professor at the CUNY Graduate Center and serves as the coordinator for the CUNY Reentry Enhancement Participatory Action Research (PAR).

Professor Ma’at Lewis
Practicum & Youth Justice Co-Facilitator, PFI Community Fellows

Dr. Lews is an associate professor with John Jay College’s Department of Counseling.

Professor Kevin Barnes-Ceeney
Research Director & Practicum & Youth Justice Co-Facilitator, PFI Community Fellows
Dr. Barnes-Ceeney is a post doctoral fellow at John Jay College’s School of Health and Justice.

Professor Michael Maxfield
Faculty Research Coordinator, PFI Research Fellows
Dr. Maxfield is a professor at John Jay College and serves as the faculty research coordinator for the Pinkerton Fellowship Initiative Research Fellows.

Sung-suk Violet Yu
Faculty Coordinator, PFI Graduate Fellows
Dr. Yu is faculty member in the Department of Criminal JusticeĀ  and the faculty coordinator for the Pinkerton Fellowship Initiative Research Fellows.

Martha King
Consultant, Three-Quarter House Report
Ms. King is a doctoral candidate at the CUNY Graduate Center and a consultant for PRI’s “Reentry Research in the First Person” series.

Karen Martin
Consultant

Dr. Martin is a professor in John Jay’s Department of Public Management.