Alison Levin-Rector performs research within the Division of Applied Justice Research at RTI. With a background in quantitative methods in the social sciences, she has over a decade of experience working with complex data and applying advanced statistical methods to address multidisciplinary research questions within and across the fields of public health, psychology, demography, and criminology.
Alison's recent projects include contributing to an independent evaluation of a national initiative to reduce jail populations and synthesizing and analyzing administrative records for millions of military personnel to describe and quantify risk factors for negative outcomes among US service members.
Prior to RTI, Alison was an analyst at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, where she worked to improve disease and syndromic surveillance in the Bureau of Communicable Disease. She has extensive experience working with researchers and analysts to produce publications and reports that effectively and transparently disseminate findings to her peers and to the public.