University of Chicago Urban Labs
Roseanna Ander serves as the founding executive director of the University of Chicago Crime Lab and the University of Chicago Education Lab, as well as senior director of Urban Labs at the University of Chicago. Prior to joining the University of Chicago, Ander oversaw the Joyce Foundation’s gun violence program and was also the developer and lead program officer for the foundation’s grantmaking on early childhood education. Previously, she was a Soros Justice fellow with the Massachusetts attorney general’s office and has also worked for the Harvard Injury Control Center, the Harvard Center for Children’s Health, and the Harvard Project on Schooling and Children. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Boston University and a master’s degree from the Harvard School of Public Health.