Senior Research Scholar / Litmus
Sandy Felkey Mullins, J.D. is a Senior Research Scholar in the Litmus program at NYU’s Marron Institute. Ms. Mullins served as Washington State Governor Jay Inslee’s senior policy advisor on public safety and government operations. She advised the governor on criminal and juvenile justice, policing, sex trafficking, domestic violence, sex offenses and sex-offender management, marijuana legalization, firearm-fatality prevention, emergency management, and cybersecurity. Prior to advising the governor, she served as director of the WADOC Office of Executive Policy, where she led the development and implementation of a statewide SCF response to violations of community supervision, and helped launch WADOC’s gender-responsive initiative and the adaptation of the Operation Ceasefire Group Violence Reduction model to prison close-custody units. She previously served as executive director of the Washington State Sentencing Guidelines Commission and Sex Offender Policy Board. Prior to her work in Washington, she was executive director of the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar. Ms. Mullins has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a J.D., both from the University of Colorado.