Julia Quinn’s portfolio includes research on innovative approaches to improving academic outcomes and reducing violence involvement among disadvantaged urban youth, including large-scale randomized controlled trials of the Becoming a Man (BAM) program and a high-dosage individualized math tutoring program.
She also co-manages the Crime Lab’s multi-city study of underground gun markets and works closely with Urban Labs’ city agency partners. Her previous work includes research on gun policy and violence, and on the economic implications of changing the age of juvenile jurisdiction. Julia holds a degree in public policy from Duke University.
In her spare time, she enjoys exploring Chicago neighborhoods and restaurants, reading, and traveling.