Erin Corbett, Ed.D.
Erin Corbett, Ed.D. has spent nearly two decades in education access. Most recently, Erin was the assistant director for Applied Research at the Institute for Higher Education Policy, focusing on federal policy related to the intersection of higher education policy and policy related to educational access for justice-impacted people; additionally, she was the Director of Policy at the Katal Center for Health, Equity, and Justice before transitioning to working with SCEA full time and consulting.
Dr. Corbett also collaborates with Dr. Bahiyyah Muhammad and Dr. Breea Willingham on Jamii Sisterhood LLC. The mission of Jamii is to provide a safe space and professional community for, and that actively centers, Black women working in and around the carceral space.
Dr. Corbett holds a BA in Psychology and Education from Swarthmore College. She earned her MBA from Post University, and her doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania, where her dissertation examined the relationship between educational attainment level and post-release employment outcomes for formerly incarcerated people in the state of Connecticut.