Candace McCoy

Professor, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY

Candace McCoy is a professor of criminal justice at the Graduate Center. Trained in law, she applies legal concepts to social science research on a variety of criminal justice operations and organizations. She has published widely and held several fellowships for research and teaching. From 2016 – 2018, while on professional leave from the university, she served as the Director of Policy Analysis for the Inspector General of the New York Police Department. Dr. McCoy has taught hundreds of students in a career spanning four decades and has worked with government agencies for research and training. She is a member of the Ohio bar and has been a proud New Yorker for the past fifteen years.