Sunwoo Oh is the senior research and program associate in the Brennan Center's Justice Program. She supports the organization's work to end mass incarceration and modernize the criminal justice system. Oh conducts qualitative research on constitutional and socioeconomic issues surrounding outdated criminal justice systems and uses her findings in drafting reports, publications, fact sheets, and legislation proposals. She also coordinates a national coalition project of law enforcement leaders and its federal advocacy campaigns and publications.
Prior to joining the Brennan Center, Oh worked in strategic communication and social advocacy at BerlinRosen, a public relations firm; assisted in program management at NYU Law's Public Interest Law Center; and interned at the Washington, D.C., office of Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D–NY). Oh graduated from New York University in May of 2016 with a BA in politics and media culture. At NYU, Oh focused on law and society, comparative politics, and criminology, in which she researched New York City’s arrest and pretrial reform.