Todd R. Clear is Dean of the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University. He is the author of Imprisoning Communities and What Is Community Justice? and the founding editor of the journal Criminology & Public Policy .
Eric Cadora is a Grants Officer at the Open Society Institute's Criminal Justice Initiative in New York City. He also works as an independent consultant on community justice issues, specializing in mapping analyses of criminal justice data. For many years he served as Research and Policy Director at the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services, New York State's largest alternative to incarceration program.