Roseanna Ander

Executive Director of the Crime Lab and the Education Lab, University of Chicago

Roseanna Ander serves as the founding Executive Director of the University of Chicago Crime Lab (since 2008) and the Education Lab (since 2011), which are part of UChicago Urban Labs. In January 2010, she was appointed to the International Association of Chiefs of Police Research Advisory Committee, and she formerly served on the Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission. Ms. Ander also served on the public safety transition teams for both Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner. Prior to joining the University of Chicago, Ms. Ander oversaw the Joyce Foundation’s gun violence program. Ms. Ander also served as the developer and lead program officer for the Foundation’s grant making on early childhood education.