Sriram Chintakrindi is a doctoral student in the Criminal Justice Program at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice/City University of New York Graduate Center. He received a BA in Psychology from SUNY Oswego in 2006 and a MA in Developmental Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University in 2008. Before entering the doctoral program, Sriram spent 1 year working as a Research Assistant at the NYU Medical Center’s Neuropsychology Department. He has also been working for 2 years as a Mental Health Associate at the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services in New York City, conducting data analysis on individuals with psychiatric illness that are entrenched in the criminal justice system. Sriram is currently working with Dr. Mellow on studying the potential implications of utilizing Action Research methodology during the evaluation process of reentry and correctional programming. While at John Jay College, Sriram intends to continue his work concerning alternatives-to-incarceration, reentry, and public health policies for psychiatrically ill individuals in criminal justice populations. Sriram is enrolled in the EPIC Geographic Information Systems course at Columbia University in Summer 2012.