Jake Horowitz advances data-driven, fiscally sound policies and practices in the adult and juvenile corrections systems that protect public safety, hold offenders accountable, and control costs. In this role, Horowitz manages assistance provided to states, including data analysis, policy development, and public and policymaker education on sentencing and corrections reform. He also oversees the project’s original and contracted research and policy evaluations.
Before joining Pew, Horowitz was a social science analyst with the U.S. Justice Department’s National Institute of Justice. He has also served as a legislative fellow in the U.S. House of Representatives and as a counselor and teacher with Eckerd Youth Alternatives.
Horowitz holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Reed College and a master’s in public policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.