Terry-Ann Craigie is an Associate Professor of Economics at Smith College. She is also the Economics Fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law. She received her M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from Michigan State University. Since then, she has done postdoctoral work at Princeton University and held visiting scholar positions at the Urban Institute and Brown University.
Professor Craigie is a justice economist who studies family structure, mass incarceration, criminal justice reform, and labor markets. Her early research examined paternal incarceration, family complexity, and early child outcomes. Currently, she evaluates the economic impacts of mass incarceration and whether justice-related policies can curb racial disparities in the criminal justice system and labor market.