Robert Moncrief’s life journey led to a desire to reform the justice system. He joined the Luminosity team as a Data Fellow while studying Information Science with a concentration in Data Science and Analytics at the University of South Florida. Robert applies the data science and engineering skills he acquired through his education, training, and research assistant experience to create data visualizations to tell easy to understand stories about complex issues such as gun violence and prosecutor decision making. He leverages his knowledge and experience of numerous data science coding languages including R, SQL, Python, and Java to achieve the most effective data storytelling.
After completing a successful fellowship at Luminosity, Robert joined the team as an Associate Data Engineer. In this position, he works with a team of Business Analysts and Data Engineers to link and integrate siloed data from independent justice system agencies and uses that data tell pretrial justice related stories through visualizations.