Meg Mikulski is a graduate student at John Jay College working towards her Master of Public Administration in Criminal Justice Public Policy. She has earned her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Loyola University Chicago, and her Master of Social Work from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is currently in Minnesota working as a social worker in a county jail providing mental health services to inmates. She has previous experience working in community corrections, research and policy, and mental health fields in Chicago and suburbs of the Twin Cities. She hopes to continue her work in the intersection of mental health and the criminal justice system. Her personal interests include traveling, going to art museums, trying new foods, and spending time with her dog.