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“Universities Are Hotbeds of Scholarship on Mass Incarceration, But Are They Doing Enough to Fix the Problem?” asks the headline of a 2018 article in the Chronicle of Higher Education. This virtual conversation will grapple with this critical question, as panelists discuss both the challenges and potential for universities—and those working within them—to address mass incarceration, one of the most pressing issues of our time. 

Matt Epperson (Director, Smart Decarceration Project)
Gina Fedock (Assistant Professor, School of Social Service Administration)
Michelle Jones (Scholar, Artist, and Activist; PhD Student, New York University)
Alice Kim (Director of Human Rights Practice, Pozen Center Human Rights Lab)
Reuben Miller (Author of the forthcoming Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration

Moderated by:
Durrell Washington (PhD Student, School of Social Service Administration)

Presented by the Pozen Center Human Rights Lab; the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture; the School of Social Service Administration; and the Mass Incarceration Working Group.