Miguel Hernandez

Research Manager

Miguel Hernandez is a Research Manager for the Crime Lab. In this role, Miguel works primarily on the evaluations of READI Chicago and the Kewanee Life Skills Re-Entry Center in addition to providing technical assistance to Enlace Chicago and New Life Centers.

Prior to coming to the Labs, Miguel worked on a year-long independent research project at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) on Open Educational Resources and had various experiences within student affairs through an internship at the University at Albany and as an Enrollment Associate at the College of DuPage. Miguel graduated from UIC with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication.

Miguel’s Projects
Supporting Enlace Chicago and New Life Centers with Data-Driven Proactive Outreach

Supporting Enlace Chicago and New Life Centers with Data-Driven Proactive Outreach

Using a data-driven approach, the Crime Lab provides individual referrals to help outreach organizations Enlace Chicago and New Life Centers target their services to people who may be at the highest risk for gun violence involvement in the near future.

Kewanee Life Skills Re-Entry Center (LSRC)

Kewanee Life Skills Re-Entry Center (LSRC)

The Crime Lab and the University of Illinois at Chicago are teaming up with the Illinois Department of Corrections to evaluate a rehabilitative approach to incarceration in Illinois.