Richard Hahn

Senior Fellow for Research, Criminal Justice

Richard Hahn is a Research Scholar at New York University’s Marron Institute of Urban Management, where he served as Executive Director of the Crime & Justice Program. His current work, with NYU’s Litmus Program, focuses on the design, implementation, and evaluation of innovative practitioner-led interventions among criminal-justice agencies.

Richard has served as a policy consultant for local, state, and national governments. His research interests include institutional and community corrections, substance-abuse prevention and treatment, innovative policing, and drug market dynamics. The goal underpinning this work is to help policymakers find the intersections of safety, health, and prosperity that meet the needs of the citizens they serve.

Richard lives in Washington, D.C. and holds an M.P.A. from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and a B.A in History from the University of South Carolina.

In the News

Op-Ed: Prisoners of the opioid crisis
April 24, 2023 • Richard Hahn
Op-Ed: Why Pell grants have failed American prisoners
February 27, 2022 • Richard Hahn
Op-Ed: Raise the federal excise tax on alcohol
September 22, 2021 • Richard Hahn

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