Terry-Ann Craigie is the Economics Fellow in the Brennan Center’s Justice Program. She works to document the broader economic and social “costs” of mass incarceration.
Dr. Craigie is also an Associate Professor of Economics at Connecticut College, where her research examines the collateral consequences of mass incarceration and the impact of “Ban the Box” policies on the employment of those with criminal records. Prior to joining the Brennan Center, she was a visiting fellow at the Urban Institute and a postdoctoral research associate at Princeton University. She was selected as a Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse (SSRC) Emerging Scholar in 2013. Dr. Craigie has published in journals such as Eastern Economic Journal, Future of Children, Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, Oxford Development Studies, and Review of Black Political Economy. She has presented her research at numerous conferences and seminars, most notably at the White House. She holds a M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from Michigan State University and B.A. magna cum laude in economics from Stockton University.