Debbie Mukamal is the Executive Director of the Stanford Criminal Justice Center at Stanford Law School. During her 25-year career she has launched and managed several major projects and initiatives related to improving the criminal justice system. Her current portfolio of work includes directing the Regilla Project,an effort to study the frequency with which women in the United States are imprisoned for killing their abusers, and the Center’s efforts to examine the move to virtual technology for criminal proceedings. Previous projects have included leading the Center’s efforts to address the admission bars to law school and the State Bar for people with criminal records; co-founding and running Project ReMADE, an entrepreneurship bootcamp for people with criminal records; and co-directing Renewing Communities (www.correctionstocollegeca.org), a statewide initiative to expand college opportunities for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated students in California (in partnership with Rebecca Silbert). She has taught policy labs on a range of issues including law enforcement’s use of technology, prosecutor diversity, investigation and charging of police-officer shootings, and Public Safety Realignment. From 2005 to 2010, she served as the founding Director of the Prisoner Reentry Institute at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Ms. Mukamal oversaw all of the Institute’s projects, including the design and implementation of the NYC Justice Corps, an innovative neighborhood-based reentry service initiative, and the development of research in the areas of entrepreneurship, correctional education, long-term incarceration, and reentry from local jails. Before joining John Jay College, she served as the founding director of the National H.I.R.E. Network and a staff attorney at the Legal Action Center, where her work focused on the collateral consequences of criminal records. Ms. Mukamal holds a J.D. from New York University School of Law and a B.A. from University of California at Berkeley.