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Megan Comfort, Ph.D., Board Secretary, is Senior Research Sociologist in the Urban Health Program of RTI International’s Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice Research Division. She received her Bachelor’s Degree, Magna Cum Laude, from Wellesley College and a Master’s Degree in Criminology and a Ph.D. in Sociology from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Megan’s research interests and areas of expertise include families and incarceration, HIV risk and prevention, and health disparities among urban poor populations. She is the author of Doing Time Together: Love and Family in the Shadow of the Prison (University of Chicago Press, 2008), an ethnographic study of women in relationships with incarcerated men. Additionally, she has published articles in Criminal Justice and Behavior, Ethnography, the Journal of Sex Research, Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Actes de la Recherche en Sciences Sociales, PLoS ONE,and AIDS & Behavior, among other journals.