John A. Martin is the director of the State Justice Institute-supported national Human Trafficking and the State Courts Collaborative and the Immigration and the State Court Initiative for the Center for Public Policy Studies. He is recognized as an innovator in planning, management, performance measurement, and institutional development for courts, justice, and human-service organizations. For over 40 years, he has consulted with courts, justice, and human-service agencies of all types. Mr. Martin has conducted grant-funded research, provided technical assistance, and trained extensively. His writings about the courts and justice system have appeared in over 200 publications, including books, monographs, and articles. He holds a Ph.D. from the School of Public Affairs of the University of Colorado.