Jack Norton

Jack Norton was a senior research associate at the Vera Institute of Justice. He conducted research for the In Our Backyards initiative and investigated how counties across the United States use their local jails.

Prior to joining Vera, Jack was a fellow at the Center for Place, Culture, and Politics at the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center.

Jack received a BA in geography and humanistic studies from McGill University, an MA in geography from the University of Washington, and a PhD in Earth and environmental sciences (geography specialization) from the CUNY Graduate Center.