BJS Taps Michael Planty to Head Victimization Statistics Unit

JRSA Forum. September 2012. Volume 30, Number 3.

Michael Planty In May 2012, Michael Planty was named Chief of the Victimization Statistics Unit within the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). Prior to joining BJS in March of 2010, Dr. Planty worked with the American Insti- tutes for Research (RTI, Inc.), and more recently at the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). He has been involved in the design and analysis of large-scale household and school-based surveys in the areas of education and criminal justice. Dr. Planty received his Ph.D. from the School of Public Affairs at American University and has a master's degree in forensic science from The George Washington University.