Criminal Justice Research Manager, UC Berkeley
Molly Pickard is a Criminal Justice Research Manager with the California Policy Lab. Prior to joining CPL, she was the Research and Policy Manager at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office under Larry Krasner. In her role at the Philadelphia DAO she aimed to increase transparency surrounding prosecutorial policies and practices. Her work focused on managing relationships with external research partners and making policy recommendations towards ending mass incarceration and supervision. She has prior experience providing case management and mitigation support to both youth and adults at various points of involvement in the criminal legal system. She holds a Master of Science of Social Policy and a Master of Social Work, both from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts from St. John’s College, Annapolis.