Marie Pryor, Ph.D.

Senior Director of National Policy

 Marie Pryor, Ph.D., is the Project Director of the Data Policy Division at Center for Policing Equity. She manages a grant in partnership with the California Department of Justice and the Policing Project at NYU School of Law to help California police departments comply with state legislation requiring data collection on stops, arrests, perceptions of race and gender, as well as use of force practices. Marie is also working on a national guidebook for police departments to standardize and reform data collection around stops, arrests and use of force.

Marie has over ten years of experience researching initiatives related to criminal justice policy, offender reentry, and sociological causes of crime and recidivism. Prior to joining CPE, Marie worked as the Chief Program Analyst for a statewide employment-based reentry program that provides supportive services to the formerly incarcerated in New Jersey. She was also appointed to the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Minority Concerns in 2017.

Marie holds a Ph.D. in Public Affairs from the University of Central Florida and an M.A. in Criminal Justice from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, where she specialized in correctional administration and was a Reisenbach Scholar.