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Olive Lu

Senior Research Associate

Olive is Senior Research Associate at the Data Collaborative for Justice and a Doctoral Candidate in Criminal Justice at The Graduate Center, CUNY. Her research focuses on incarcerated populations, particularly women and young people – her dissertation looks at age differences in pretrial outcomes of people detained on Rikers Island. She was previously an Applied Justice Research Fellow at the Vera Institute of Justice where she helped launch the In Our Backyards Project. Olive hails from Auckland, New Zealand and holds a B.A. in Psychology from New York University, and an M.S. in Criminology from the University of Pennsylvania.

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