Chris Bray

Chris Bray, Ph.D., L.P.

ITR Core Faculty
ITR Administrative Director

Chris Bray is the Director of Outreach for the Institute, the co-director of Ambit Network and the Center for Resilient Families, at the University of Minnesota and a consultant to the University of Oklahoma National Center on the Sexual Behavior of Youth. She retired from public service as the Acting Commissioner for the Minnesota Department of Corrections after a career in criminal justice and juvenile justice at the state and local level. Chris is a licensed psychologist and received a PhD from the University of Minnesota with expertise in program evaluation. She currently serves on several nonprofit boards, is a Bush Fellow, and is a recipient of awards for her work with juvenile justice and mental health.