Hilary Jackl is a doctoral student in the School of Criminal Justice at SUNY Albany. A native Californian, she earned a BA in Psychology from San Francisco State University and an MS in Justice Studies from San Jose State University. Her research interests include prisoner reentry/reintegration, housing insecurity and urban poverty, and qualitative and ethnographic methods. Hilary is also passionate about prison education and teaches undergraduate-level college courses at a correctional facility in upstate New York. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her four dogs and reading books about American history.