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Todd Foglesong is a former Senior Research Associate with the Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management (PCJ) and an Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) who worked with the PCJ from 2007 through October, 2014. He is a Professor of Global Practice with the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto.
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).
Samples of Todd Foglesong's published research and articles include: