Vienna Thompkins is a Researcher in the Brennan Center’s Justice Program. She works in the program’s law and economics research team, where she conducts research and data analytics for issues related to mass incarceration.
Prior to joining the team as a Researcher, Thompkins worked with the Justice Program’s incentives team beginning in April 2017 as a graduate intern, during her studies at Northeastern University. She graduated from Northeastern in December 2017, with a Master of Public Administration degree and a Data Analytics Certificate. While at Northeastern, she focused on the intersection of technology and policy, culminating in a thesis regarding the use of algorithms in the criminal justice system.