Greg Midgette is a Ph.D. candidate at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. He received his B.S. in finance from the University of Connecticut and M.P.P. from UCLA, where he was awarded the RAND-UCLA School of Public Affairs Fellowship. Prior to RAND, Midgette worked in early education policy research for the Advancement Project, as a research and teaching assistant at UCLA, and as an instructor in the Pathway program at UCLA Extension. He also previously worked at the Offices of Management and Budget in New York City and Washington, D.C. His research interests are in urban redevelopment, crime prevention and deterrence, drug treatment, and the integration of new technologies in these areas.