Kiana Henley

Project Manager

Kiana Henley is the HBCU Criminal Justice Research Hub Project Manager and also supports various writing and editing projects for the Center for Justice Research. Her background is in nonprofit consulting and academic editing in a wide range of fields, with a specific focus on the social sciences. Her previous contracts include InPlay, an educational nonprofit, the Center for American Progress, and the Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights. Focusing her research on racial equity in housing policy, criminal justice reform, voting rights, and the intersections of these three fields, her passions align with the Center for Justice Research’s focus on reducing mass incarceration and eliminating disparities within the criminal legal system.