Our team is built on individuals with various backgrounds in the criminal justice field.
Ms. Gilligan is responsible for overseeing the organization’s administrative, accounting, and logistics functions. Ms. Gilligan is also a senior program staff member, and currently serves as the Project Manager for the Advancing Pretrial Policy and Research (APPR) initiative. She has served as an author, contributor, and editor of numerous CEPP publications on topics including sexual assault, system collaboration, and probation and parole supervision. Her work in the criminal justice field has focused primarily on issues of violence against women, supervision of people involved in the justice system, and violations decision making. Prior to joining CEPP, Ms. Gilligan supervised and provided crisis counseling to people in a community corrections setting and worked on an initiative to offer enhanced training to judges on issues of domestic violence and sexual assault. Ms. Gilligan holds bachelor of arts degrees in English and in criminology and criminal justice and a master of arts degree in criminology and criminal justice from the University of Maryland, College Park. Ms. Gilligan began her career with CEPP in 1996.