Reza Ahmadi is a Researcher and Program Evaluator at the John Howard Society of Ontario’s Centre of Research, Policy & Program Development. He holds a B.A. in History from York University and an M.A. in Near and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Toronto. He also holds a postgrad Research Analyst certificate from Humber College. He leads the Centre’s work on police records, reintegration and mental health in the justice sector. He is also the lead on Centre’s work on radicalization, countering violent extremism and hate crimes.