About

Stephanie Wykstra (@swykstr) is a freelance writer and researcher based in New York. Her focus areas include research transparency, development economics, and criminal justice reform, and she has published in magazines such as Aeon, Slate, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Vox, Inside Higher Ed, Undark Magazine, and others.

She also consults for non-profits and foundations (past clients have included Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Sloan Foundation, USAID, and AllTrials), and volunteers with criminal justice advocacy groups including the Bail Project and Rikers Debate Project. Previously, she worked with the research non-profits Innovations for Poverty Action and GiveWell, and as an academic philosopher.