Jennifer Christie, M.A.

Senior Program Associate
Jennifer Christie, M.A., is a senior program associate at Advocates for Human Potential (AHP). She has extensive expertise in applying evidence-based practices in criminal justice settings. She works with probation and parole agencies toward changing from a punitive to a research-driven, supportive, behavior-change approach through collaboration, relationship-building, and translating research into pragmatic solutions. Ms. Christie works to improve criminal justice services nationwide and has provided training and technical assistance to 18 states. She led the implementation of juvenile justice reform in Kansas, Kentucky, and Iowa and the implementation of Adult Probation and Parole in Utah. Her work spans multiple agencies where she has been involved in developing, advancing, and implementing policy changes that reduce recidivism and improve outcomes for individuals (both juvenile and adult) in and leaving the justice system. Ms. Christie earned her master’s degree in criminology from the Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand.

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