Associate Research Analyst
Amada Bond is an expert in juvenile justice, community-police engagement, and human trafficking. She is an associate research analyst with CNA's Center for Justice Research and Innovation. Bond's recent research topics include policing and homelessness, data bias and predictive algorithms used by law enforcement, understanding prison gang governance, and systemic solutions for youth involved in both the juvenile justice and child welfare systems. She has more than a decade of experience working with and examining the issues faced by disenfranchised youth in the court system, and also has experience working in a residential treatment facility, a juvenile detention center, and an inpatient hospital.
Prior to joining CNA, Bond was a project manager with the International Association of Chiefs of Police, where she managed several federally funded anti-human trafficking training and technical assistance projects.
Bond has a M.S. in Justice and Public Policy from American University, a M.S.L. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, and a B.A. in Juvenile Law and Deviance from Gettysburg College.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Justice and Policing
Policing and Corrections