The Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy is now open.  Our office hours are from: 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday. Please refer to the COVID-19 Resource Guide for all matters related to the return to campus.  All visitors and vendors must fill out the Columbia University Health Screening Form.  We look forward to seeing you on campus.


Vincent Schiraldi

Co-Director, The Justice Lab
Senior Research Scientist/Adjunct Professor; Columbia University School of Social Work



Vincent Schiraldi is a Senior Research Scientist at Columbia’s School of Social Work and Co-director of the Justice Lab at Columbia. At the Justice Lab, Vinny is working to assist in the transformation and closure of Rikers Island, the implementation of legislation raising the age of New York’s family court to 18, the creation of a more developmentally appropriate system of justice for young adults through research and promotional efforts, and research, convenings and policy development on closing youth prisons and shrinking the footprint of probation and parole. Schiraldi received an MSW from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts from Binghamton University.


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