Roseanna Ander is an appointee to the International Association of Chiefs of Police Research Advisory Committee and formerly served on the Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission and on the public safety transition teams for both Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner. 

Prior to joining Urban Labs, Roseanna oversaw the Joyce Foundation’s gun violence program and led the foundation’s grant-making in early childhood education. Before working at Joyce, she was a Soros Justice Fellow with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, and also worked for the Harvard Injury Control Center and the Harvard Project on Schooling and Children. 

She holds BA in biology from Boston University and an MS in health policy and management from the Harvard School of Public Health.