Our team is built on individuals with various backgrounds in the criminal justice field.
Jenna Mackey is a Program Manager at CEPP, specializing in the practical application of research and the implementation of evidence-based practices, and serving as a technical assistance provider, project contributor, and author. She co-leads the Dosage Probation project, contributes substantively to APPR, and authored NIC’s Comprehensive Framework for Paroling Authorities in an Era of Evidence-Based Practices (2nd edition).
Ms. Mackey has held positions in criminal justice at the federal, state, community, university, and nonprofit levels for over 15 years. She was a Program Director with the Indiana Department of Correction, where she oversaw the implementation of evidence-based practices across the state’s adult prisons. A former consultant for the University of Cincinnati Corrections Institute, she collaborated with dozens of agencies across the country to implement EPICS. Ms. Mackey also has years of experience delivering direct services to adults on probation and parole, as well as to youth in residential treatment. She graduated summa cum laude with a BA in psychology from the University of Nebraska-Omaha and summa cum laude with an MA in forensic psychology from Marymount University (Virginia).