Todd Foglesong

Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy
Senior Research Associate
Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management
Office Address
Non Resident
Mailing Address
John F. Kennedy School of Government
Mailbox 103
79 JFK Street
Phone: 617-495-5188
Fax: 617-496-9053
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Todd Foglesong is an Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and an Senior Research Associate with the Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management (PCJ).

Todd is the Coordinator of the PCJ's annual Justice Systems Workshop, which supports the efforts of government officials in developing countries to design and use indicators that advance domestic ideas about improvements in justice and safety. His research focuses on the use of arrest and pretrial detention around the world as well as the alignment of government efforts to administer criminal justice. He currently teaches the Workshop on Crime and Criminal Justice Reform in Global Context, which involves students in the comparative study of the operation of criminal justice systems, examining strategies for delivering justice across many different countries.

Between 2000 and 2005 Todd worked at the Vera Institute of Justice, creating a center for the reform of criminal justice in Moscow and establishing RiskMonitor, a non-governmental research center in Sofia, Bulgaria that supports better public policies on organized crime and institutional corruption. Before joining Vera Todd was an assistant professor of political science at the University of Kansas and  University of Utah. With Peter Solomon, he wrote Courts and Transition in Russia: The Challenge of Judicial Reform (Westview, 2000) and Crime, Criminal Justice, and Criminology in Post-Soviet Ukraine (National Institute of Justice, 2001).

Todd received a BA in Russian and Economics from Bowdoin College and an MA and PhD from the University of Toronto.  



  • SUP-701 Workshop on Crime and Criminal Justice Reform in Global Context