Joni Landeros-Cisneros is a Ph.D. student in Education at the University of California, Berkeley. He holds a Master of Anthropology and a BS in Anthropology from Iowa State University. Additionally, he has contributed to academia by instructing courses with critical and decolonial frameworks in the fields of education and Spanish language learning. His research portfolio spans interdisciplinary quantitative and qualitative methods, with a focus on critical social issues such as whiteness in pedagogical content, carceral humanitarianism in K-12, and targeted racialized policing in higher education and beyond. He is interested in applying computational tools with an abolitionist sensibility toward social justice for historically criminalized communities through analyzing and disrupting racial biases present in policing institutions and their officers.