University of Chicago
Crime Lab

Public Affairs: Your City and State 2016-2017

Our guest, Roseanna Ander, Executive Director of the University of Chicago Crime Lab and Education Lab, will speak and discuss the recent report on Gun Violence in Chicago and its partnership with civic and community leaders to design, test, and scale promising programs and policies to reduce crime and violence.

Join us on Monday, April 3 at 7 p.m. in the Culbertson Room.

This is our community and state.  We are called to do the work so all may flourish.  See you on the 3rd.


Roseanna Ander serves as the founding Executive Director of the University of Chicago Crime Lab (since 2008) and the Education Lab (since 2011), which are part of UChicago Urban Labs. In January 2010, she was appointed to the International Association of Chiefs of Police Research Advisory Committee, and she formerly served on the Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission. Ms. Ander also served on the public safety transition teams for both Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner. Prior to joining UChicago, she oversaw the Joyce Foundation’s gun violence program and led the foundation’s grantmaking in early childhood education. Before working at Joyce, she was a Soros Justice Fellow with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office and also worked for the Harvard Injury Control Center and the Harvard Project on Schooling and Children. Ms. Ander holds an MS from the Harvard School of Public Health.