ISLG CJII Advisors

The ISLG CJII team occasionally engages members of its advisory board and outside experts to provide input on development of requests for proposals and review of received proposals.

  • Todd R. Clear
    Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice, Provost Rutgers University-Newark
    Todd R. Clear is Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice, Provost Rutgers University-Newark. He has served previously as Provost of the University, and before that Dean of the School of Criminal Justice. Clear has also held professorships at John Jay College of Criminal Justice (where he held the rank of Distinguished Professor), Florida State University (where he was also Associate Dean of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice) and Ball State University. Clear has authored 13 books and over 100 articles and book chapters. His most recent book is The Punishment Imperative, by NYU Press. Clear has also written on community justice, correctional classification, prediction methods in correctional programming, community-based correctional methods, intermediate sanctions, and sentencing policy. He is currently involved in studies of mass incarceration, the criminological implications of “place,” and the economics of justice reinvestment, and college programs in prisons. Clear has served as president of The American Society of Criminology, The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, and The Association of Doctoral Programs in Criminology and Criminal Justice. His work has been recognized through several awards, including those of the American Society of Criminology, the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, The Rockefeller School of Public Policy, the American Probation and Parole Association, the American Correctional Association, and the International Community Corrections Association. He was the founding editor of the journal Criminology & Public Policy, published by the American Society of Criminology.s, study groups and monitoring teams focused on the provision of mental health services in correctional facilities.
Richard Dudley
  • Richard G. Dudley, Jr., M.D.
    ISLG Advisory Board; Private Practice, Clinical and Forensic Psychiatry
    Richard G. Dudley, Jr., M.D. received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in 1972 and then completed his internship and residency in psychiatry at Northwestern University School of Medicine. He was formerly Deputy Commissioner of the NYC Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation & Alcoholism Services, and then Medical Director of the Washington Heights-West Harlem Community Mental Health Center. He was also previously a Visiting Associate Professor and Acting Chairmen of the Department of Behavioral Sciences at CUNY Medical School, and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at NYU School of Law. Since 1984, Dr. Dudley has maintained a private practice in both clinical and forensic psychiatry; he has testified as an expert in psychiatry in civil and criminal cases in both state and federal courts throughout the United States; and he is perhaps best known for his work in capital habeas corpus cases, some of which have advanced to the highest courts in the land, resulting in significant changes in or refinements of the law. He is frequently invited to lecture to both mental health and legal professionals on the performance of ethno-culturally competent mental health evaluations, and he has been a participant on commissions, study groups and monitoring teams focused on the provision of mental health services in correctional facilities.
  • Dall Forsythe
    ISLG Advisory Board; Senior Fellow at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University
    Dall Forsythe is a senior fellow at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University and a member of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board. Dr. Forsythe served as budget director for the State of New York and chief budget officer for the New York City public schools. He was also a managing director in Lehman Brothers’ public finance department, chief administrative officer of the Episcopal Diocese of New York, and chief financial officer of the Atlantic Philanthropies. Dr. Forsythe has held faculty positions at Columbia University; the Kennedy School at Harvard; the School of Public Affairs at Baruch College (CUNY); and SUNY’s University of Albany. He was a senior fellow at the Rockefeller Institute of Government in Albany, and is the author of Memos to the Governor: An Introduction to State Budgeting. He received a bachelor’s degree and a PhD from Columbia University.
  • Chris Huffine, Psy.D.
    Executive Director, Allies in Change
    Chris Huffine, Psy.D., licensed psychologist, has worked with abusive men for the past 23 years.  He is the executive director of Allies in Change in Portland, Oregon. During his career he has worked with thousands of abusive men and dozens of female and male victims of abuse. He is an adjunct faculty member at Portland State University where he teaches an anger management class and speaks on domestic violence. He is a member of the advisory group to the Oregon state attorney general to monitor standards for batterer intervention programs and of the Oregon Domestic Violence Fatality Review Team. In addition to his domestic violence work, he does individual and couples counseling on a variety of other issues.


  • Katherine N. Lapp
    ISLG Advisory Board; Executive Vice President for Administration at Harvard University
    Katherine N. Lapp serves as Executive Vice President for Administration at Harvard University. Previously, Ms. Lapp served as an Executive Vice President of Business Operations at University of California from May 2007 to September 2009. Ms. Lapp served as the Executive Director of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority from 2002 to 2006. Ms. Lapp oversaw … administrative operations for the university system, managing real estate, human resources, information technology and procurement. A lawyer, Ms. Lapp worked on criminal justice issues in New York in the administrations of Mayor David N. Dinkins, a Democrat, from 1990 to 1993; Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani, a Republican, from 1994 to 1997; and Gov. George E. Pataki, a Republican, from 1997 to 2001. Before moving to the MTA in 2002, she served in a variety of positions in the criminal justice system of the State and City of New York, culminating in her role as the state’s director of criminal justice and commissioner of the Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) from 1997 to 2001. Ms. Lapp received a BA in 1978 from Fairfield University and her JD in 1981 from Hofstra University.
  • Michael Madnick
    Senior Philanthropy Advisor
    Michael Madnick is a senior philanthropy advisor, providing formal counsel to both the Albright Stonebridge Group and CCS Fundraising and their clients. He is also a Fund Director with the Open Road Alliance, and additionally maintains a select private consulting practice that serves institutional and family foundations, companies, nonprofits and high net worth individuals.

    Michael has served in various leadership positions in the international philanthropy arena, and most recently served as the Deputy Executive Director for the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN). Prior to this position he was Deputy Director for Global Health Policy and Advocacy at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, where he managed portfolios spanning government relations and issue advocacy while also
 spearheading an “Emerging Donors” initiative that has quietly generated over $1 billion of new philanthropic resources and partnerships for global issues in the last 3 years.

    Michael also served for many years as the Senior Vice President at the United Nations Foundation, where he institutionalized an organization-wide partnership approach to generate additional financial and other support for UN causes, and was central to the creation and growth of several new social enterprises.

    Michael has expertise across multiple disciplines, including strategic planning, cross-sector partnerships, fundraising, government relations, communications, branding, and advocacy reaching various audiences, from elites to mass constituencies.

    Michael currently serves on a number of nonprofit Boards and committees.

  • Kerry Moles
    Assistant Executive Director, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
    Kerry Moles, LMSW, recently joined Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) in New York City as assistant executive director and has served as adjunct professor at Columbia University School of Social Work since 2011. Previously Kerry worked at The Children’s Aid Society for nearly 15 years, where she developed the agency’s first program for families impacted by domestic violence, The Family Wellness Program, which provides comprehensive, trauma-informed services to all members of families impacted by domestic violence including survivors, perpetrators, children and teens. In 2008 Kerry spearheaded the NYC Coalition on Working with Abusive Partners (CoWAP), a broad coalition of public and private agencies working to improve NYC’s systems for intervening with perpetrators of intimate partner violence, which she continues to co-chair. Prior to joining Children’s Aid, Kerry did extensive direct service work in the fields of domestic violence and child welfare including in shelters, teen dating violence prevention and batterer’s intervention programs. Kerry is the author of The Teen Relationship Workbook (2001), The Relationship Workbook (2003) and Strategies for Anger Management (2003) and trains and consults nationally on domestic violence and youth development.
  • Vincent Schiraldi
    Senior Research Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School

    Schiraldi arrives at HKS with long experience in public life, first coming to prominence as founder of the policy think tank, the Justice Policy Institute, then moving to government as director of the juvenile corrections in Washington, DC, and then as Commissioner of the New York City Department of Probation. Most recently Schiraldi served as Senior Advisor to the New York City Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice.

    In Washington and New York Schiraldi gained a national reputation as a fearless reformer who emphasized the humane and decent treatment of the men, women, and children under his correctional supervision. For Schiraldi, making communities safer and reducing crime necessarily means improving fairness in the system and developing opportunities in the poor communities where the crime problem is most serious. He pioneered efforts at community-based alternatives to incarceration with the YouthLink initiative in Washington DC, in New York City with the NeON network and the Close to Home program.

    Schiraldi has a Masters in Social Work from New York University, and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Social Psychology from Binghamton University.


  • Herbert Sturz
    ISLG Advisory Board; Senior Fellow at the Open Society Foundation
    Herbert Sturz is a Senior Fellow at the Open Society Foundation. He serves as an Advisory Board Member at the School of Public Affairs. Mr. Sturz serves as a Director of Single Stop USA, Inc. Mr. Sturz is a Trustee of the Open Society Institute and serves as Chairman of The After-School Corporation. He represents the Open Society on the Board of National Urban Reconstruction and Housing Agency. Mr. Sturz has served as Founding Director of the Vera Institute of Justice, New York City Deputy Mayor for Criminal Justice, and Chairman of the New York City Planning Commission, and was a member of the editorial board of The New York Times. He is the recipient of various awards among them the Rockefeller Public Service, The Roscoe Pound, National Crime and Delinquency, The August Vollmer and the American Society of Criminology. Mr. Sturz received his BA from the University of Wisconsin and his MA from Columbia University.