Manager, Criminal Justice Research, The Pew Charitable Trusts
Tracy Velázquez leads research activities for Pew’s public safety performance project. Her team produces and publishes analyses of jail, community supervision, and juvenile justice systems, and provides ongoing research assistance to help achieve all of the project’s goals. Before joining Pew, Velázquez served in research and policy positions for several national and state criminal justice reform and health policy organizations and as a consultant to local, state, and federal governments. She holds a bachelor’s degree with honors in social studies from Harvard University, a master’s degree in justice, law, and criminology from American University, and a master of public administration from Montana State University.