Amy Murphy

Senior Research Associate

Amy serves as the co-lead for the Administrative Core of JCOIN and the director for training and technical assistance projects (TTA) at ACE! These include the RNR Simulation Tool, an online suite of translational tools designed to operationalize the Risk-Need-Responsivity principles for use by criminal justice professionals and behavioral health providers and SUSTAIN (Staff Undertaking Skills to Advance Innovation), an eLearning/coaching curriculum for criminal justice supervision officers. Ms. Murphy has provided training and managed TTA for over 200 jurisdictions and 400 programs for the past five years. Amy has over fifteen years of experience in the criminal justice and public health fields and has worked extensively with federal, state, and local agencies, as well as community-based organizations.


  • B.A. in History from Villanova University
  • Master of Public Policy (M.P.P.)

Research Interests

  • Translational tools
  • harm reduction
  • Reentry
  • Substance use disorders
  • Community corrections

Current Projects

  • RNR