Sarah Lawrence, MPP, is a Senior Program Manager at NPI. Ms. Lawrence has over 20 years of experience working with law enforcement agencies and criminal justice executives to improve criminal justice policy in academic, government, and policy research settings. Ms. Lawrence has significant experience directing programs with responsibilities related to strategic planning, program design, agenda setting, and implementation.
Prior to joining the Institute, Ms. Lawrence was a Senior Policy Specialist at the Crime and Justice Institute where she managed a portfolio of projects partnering with police agencies. Previously, she worked at criminal justice research centers at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, and Stanford Law School. She holds a Masters in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Cornell University.
Areas of Focus
- Public policy
- Strategic planning
- Program design