Kristen Powell

Special Projects Coordinator

 Kristen Powell is Center for Policing Equity’s special projects coordinator working for the National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice. As part of this work, CPE has partnered with six police departments to study effective interventions for addressing bias and strengthening community-police trust, including through training, policy and data collection.

Kristen has been working with Center for Policing Equity since 2016. Kristen’s background is in sociology with specific focus on areas of power, inequality, and its impacts on social identity. Her research experience has also included studies on white allyship, racial identity, and contemporary social movements.