Emily Horowitz is professor and chair of Sociology and Criminal Justice at St. Francis College in Brooklyn where she founded and co-directs the Post-Prison Program, a nationally recognized program that helps formerly incarcerated students earn college degrees. She is the author of “Protecting Our Kids? How Sex Offender Laws Are Failing Us,” and her new book “From Rage to Reason: Why We Need Sex Crime Laws Based on Facts, Not Fear” is forthcoming (May 2023). Emily has conducted research on sex offense law and policy for over two decades and works with organizations that challenge public conviction registries and banishment laws. She holds a Ph.D. of Sociology from Yale University.