Destiny Moreno

Headshot of Destiny Moreno. Smiling facing the camera, dark long hair, brown eyes, and a tattoo sleeve on her left arm.

Destiny is a second-year graduate student at the LBJ School. Her experience as a system-impacted individual guides her research interests in technology and criminal justice. At PJIL, she primarily works with data collection and analysis. She is a co-author on PJIL publications "COVID and Corrections: A Profile of COVID Deaths in Custody in Texas" and "Dead Man Waiting: A brief profile of deaths in Texas prisons among people approved for parole release." Destiny also provides graphic design and website development support for PJIL.

Destiny earned her Bachelor of Arts in 2020 in Public Policy with a minor in Science, Technology & Society from the University of California at San Diego. She is currently a researcher for the Good Systems UT Grand Challenge on a project leveraging AI to improve the lives of people experiencing homelessness, and she is investigating the use AI-enabled surveillance in Texas as a Brumley Fellow under the Strauss Center’s Artificial Intelligence Studies program. 

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