Meredith Smiedt

Executive Director

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Meredith Gamson Smiedt attended University of Southern California for her undergraduate and MSW degrees. Before joining the CPE in 2010, Smiedt worked at the Office of the Los Angeles County Public Defender, piquing her research interests in juvenile justice and the school to prison pipeline. She is currently pursuing her doctorate at the Luskin School of Public Affairs at UCLA.