Kendra Bradner


Kendra Bradner is Senior Staff Associate with the Justice Lab. Her projects include work on solitary confinement, reentry, community corrections, racial disparities, and reducing the justice system footprint. 

Prior to coming to Columbia, Kendra was manager and facilitator of the Executive Session on Community Corrections with the Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management at Harvard Kennedy School. The Executive Session was a working group of academics and practitioners which explores the role of community corrections and communities in the interest of justice and public safety.

Kendra completed her Master in Public Policy (MPP) at Harvard Kennedy School, with a focus on social and urban policy and criminal justice. Kendra also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and International Studies from Boston College.