Emma Stammen (she/her/hers) is a Policy Associate for The Bail Project.
Before joining The Bail Project, Emma worked as a research fellow at The Sentencing Project, where she researched and wrote on issues relating to felony murder laws, voting rights restoration, and the experiences of LGBTQ+ people in prisons and jails. She also completed a post-graduate fellowship for PEN America’s Prison and Justice Writing Program, where she coordinated the delivery of writing handbooks to people in prison and spearheaded the production of a podcast interviewing authors on the intersection of literature and incarceration.
Emma graduated from Scripps College in 2020 with a B.A. in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and a minor in English. In her free time she enjoys cooking, hiking, and playing card games.