Michael Jacobson is the director of the CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance and a professor of sociology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
What to Do About Closing Rikers
In our first special report, public safety veterans Elizabeth Glazer and Michael Jacobson provide a detailed, data-grounded roadmap to close Rikers Island.
Ideas in Action: More Non-Profits, Fewer Crimes
Translating policy into practice