Peggy Burke is a Principal at the Center for Effective Public Policy, a national, non-profit policy analysis, technical assistance, and consulting organization. At the Center she directs projects in the area of parole, probation, and utilizing research to develop effective correctional practices.. She has developed curricula and delivered trainings on collaboration in the criminal justice system, on best practices in offender reentry, and on all aspects of parole. Ms. Burke has been active in the field of parole for over two decades, working with paroling authorities on developing clear policy and using sound decision making tools.