H. Douglas Otto

Research Analyst

H. Douglas Otto is a Research Analyst with the Center for Justice Research and Evaluation. Prior to joining ICJIA, Doug was a research assistant at Loyola University Chicago’s Center for Criminal Justice Research, Policy, and Practice. There he assisted in a study on costs associated with violent and property crime in Illinois. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in criminal justice and criminology from Loyola University Chicago. His thesis compared the effect of length of incarceration on recidivism among gang members and non-gang members released from Illinois prisons.