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Daniel Goldberg

  • Research Scientist 2
  • Center for Applied Research and Analysis


  • University of Pennsylvania
  • West Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University


Daniel Goldberg is a Research Scientist II at the Center for Applied Research and Analysis. Prior to joining the ISR, Daniel earned his Master of Science in Criminology from the University of Pennsylvania in 2021, as well as a B.S. in Criminal Justice from West Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University. Daniel’s Master’s Thesis examined the effects of restrictive housing policy changes on institutional violence and contraband in California prisons. Daniel is also a former Correctional Officer at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice where he primarily worked in the General Population department, however, he also has experience working in the High Security and Psychiatric departments. Daniel has taught Criminal Justice courses at the University of Central Florida for three semesters, including undergraduate-level classes on statistical methods and correctional institutions. His research interests center around incarceration and correctional institutions with a focus on quantitative methodology. At ISR, Daniel is currently working as part of a team on projects related to pre-trial detention classification, Metropolitan Detention Center data management, and the Prison Rape Elimination Act.