Carolyn D. Gorman is an adjunct fellow at the Manhattan Institute where her research examines how policy changes in the U.S. health and judicial systems impact individuals with serious mental illness. She served on the board of the former Mental Illness Policy Org., a nonprofit founded by the late DJ Jaffe, and as staff on the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. Previously, Gorman was the senior project manager for mental illness policy at Manhattan Institute and has held research and policy positions in the private and non-profit sectors. Her writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, New York Daily News, New York Post, City Journal, National Review, The Hill, and the peer-reviewed Psychiatric Services. Gorman holds a B.A. from Binghamton University and an M.S. in public policy from the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University.