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Eric Grommon joined SPEA in 2012. His research interests include corrections, offender reentry, and the rigorous evaluation of justice system programs, policies, and operations. Dr. Grommon is currently conducting research on the integration of risk assessment tools and innovative technologies to enhance the operations of justice and correctional agencies. His work has been funded by the National Institute of Justice and has been nominated for and included in CrimeSolutions.gov, an evidence-based registry of correctional programs and practices. Dr. Grommon has served as a project manager for grant-funded research and evaluations of reentry initiatives, residence restriction laws, and strategic firearm violence and gang interventions. He has also worked for the state Statistical Analysis Centers of Michigan (Michigan Justice Statistics Center) and Illinois (Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority) to conduct policy relevant research and analysis on justice issues pertinent to state and local government.