Joel Davidson has joined AECOM as vice president, justice lead, U.S. East. As a justice leader, Davidson has cultivated relationships within the correctional market to foster advancement in the sector. He directs a national network of design professionals, focusing on therapeutic and normative design approach to correctional design and more efficient and elegant approach towards courts planning. Davidson is a registered architect in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Iowa, Maryland, Delaware, and Pennsylvania and holds NCARB (National Council of Architectural Registration Boards) certification. He earned a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Pratt Institute and a certificate of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. He is also a graduate of the architectural program from Brooklyn Technical High School in New York.