Ashley Richards

Ashley joined PERF, on June 26th, 2021, as a Research Associate. Prior to PERF, she served as the statistical analyst with the Maryland Statistical Analysis Center, where she led multiple large-scale projects. These projects included the Maryland Medicated Assisted Treatment Study, the Maryland NIBRS project, and the CLUE project. While at the MSAC, she specialized in advanced data analysis with multiple tools including SQL and other programming languages in addition to statistical analysis. She also has experience working with stakeholders and experts within law enforcement, research, and technology. She holds a M.S. in Criminal Justice with concentration in law enforcement from the University of Baltimore, and a B.S. in Law and American Civilization from Towson University.