Tachana Joseph-Marc is a skilled policy analyst who focuses primarily on criminal justice policies. She currently leads all of FPI's criminal justice research and advocacy. In her role, Tachana has conducted research and written various thoughtful and data-driven analyses on policies such as the state’s over-reliance on court fines and fees to fund its court system, its many barriers to occupational licensing opportunities for people with felony convictions, and sending children to adult prisons. Her works have gained state and national media coverage.
Before joining FPI, Tachana served as a Google Public Policy Fellow in Washington D.C., where she conducted research on Artificial Intelligence, net neutrality, and broadband deployment in rural areas. Her experiences ranged from economic development initiatives to legislative affairs and federal regulations. Tatiana holds a Master of Public Policy from the University of Michigan. She received her bachelor’s degree in political science and criminology and a minor in Latin American studies from the University of Florida.
Tachana is an avid reader and enjoys traveling and photography.