Courtney is an advanced PhD student originally from Moorestown, NJ with a BA from Rutgers University in New Brunswick. Prior to beginning graduate work at Temple University, Courtney worked as a prison- and community-based substance abuse and mental health counselor, as well as a research assistant on projects for Pathways to Housing and John Jay University. Her research interests include program evaluation, prisoner reentry, and health services utilization by criminal justice populations. Courtney is particularly interested in the relationship between homelessness, mental illness, chronic illness and criminal justice system involvement, and the policy and service implications of this intersection. She works closely with Dr. Caterina Roman.