Meredith Patten is a Research Manager for the Crime Lab. In this role, Mere supports the work of the Policing Leadership Academy.
Prior to coming to the Labs, Mere was with the Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice. She also spent many years in Trinidad and Tobago both at the Institute for Criminology and Public Safety at the University of Trinidad and Tobago and as a Research Assistant Professor charged with conducting evaluations of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service. Mere holds a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from The Graduate Center/CUNY. She also has a graduate certificate in Documentary Media Studies from The New School.