Angelia Turner

MS Director for Health and Justice TASC’s Center for Health and Justice


Angelia Turner is an international criminal justice consultant whose expertise help justice systems and community partners implement curricula and programs based on what works. As director for health and justice for TASC’s Center for Health and Justice, Angelia manages consulting and training contracts and grants for selected portfolios. She directs all aspects of this work, including: proposal design, budget management, consultation and training services, and delivery of curricula, trainings, and presentations that respond to identified needs and incorporate relevant evidence-based practices. Angelia’s criminal justice expertise is grounded in both academic practice and field-based experience. She has guided all stages of system change processes and practice improvement, including rigorous collection of baseline data, program development based on evidence, curriculum design and training, and building collaboration among community stakeholders, education, and the criminal justice system.

Prior to joining TASC in 2020, she served as director/CEO of a consulting firm where she secured and managed over $24 million in grants and contracts. Projects included conducting feasibility studies on behalf of the National Institute of Justice, National Institute on Drug Abuse, and Office of Justice Programs. While serving as a research analyst with the Federal Bureau of Prisons, she developed a baseline survey of incarcerated individuals that served as a research tool administered throughout federal correctional facilities nationwide. In addition, this work served as a precursor for establishing BOP’s drug treatment units and developing key intervention models. Angelia has provided training to corrections personnel on treatment models and has collaborated with service providers on curriculum design and staff training. She has also presented work on improving classification standards in justice settings, substance use disorder treatment, mental health intervention, and reentry models.