Emma Paul is the Victim Services Program Manager for the Innocence Inquiry Commission. Emma provides direct support and advocacy to victims of crime, develops and implements trauma-informed policies and practices, and consults with investigators on best approaches to engaging with victims.
Prior to joining the Innocence Inquiry Commission Staff in February 2020, Emma worked as a Project Assistant at the National Center for Child Traumatic Stress. During her time at the National Center for Child Traumatic Stress, Emma served the researchers, child psychiatrists, and community providers working to raise the standard of care and improve access to services for traumatized children, their families and communities throughout the United States. Emma has also previously served as a Restorative Dialogue Facilitator in Wake County public schools.
Emma graduated from Queen’s University Belfast in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and, in 2018, with a Master of Arts in Conflict Transformation and Social Justice.