Research Analyst and Communications Coordinator
Sarah Monaghan is a graduate of the Forensic Psychology Masters Program at John Jay College. Sarah’s thesis involved validating a commonly used neuropsychological assessment tool in an incarcerated population. Her research interests center on the nexus between mental health and criminal justice system involvement, with a particular interest in how to improve access to Alternative to Incarceration programs for individuals who suffer from a mental illness. Sarah has experience working on a team of mental health professionals at a private forensic psychiatry practice, facilitating forensic evaluations and report preparation for appropriate diversion of those arrested and incarcerated in New York City and areas of New York State. Sarah works as a Research Analyst with the Data Collaborative for Justice, and manages the communications, outreach and event organization for DCJ.