Representatives from the most innovative and dynamic programs in the country will convene to testify to the range, scope, and depth of prison education. Organizers will highlight the work that has been done at Harvard, and what’s next. Featuring Michelle Jones, NYU and Indiana Women’s Prison Higher Education Program; Steven Hahn and José Diaz, NYU Prison Education Program; Garrett Felber and Paul Henry Grice III, Liberation Literacy; Kaia Stern and Catherine Sirois, Harvard Prison Studies Project; Darren Mack, Center for Justice at Columbia Univ., Just Leadership USA, Bard Prison Initiative; Danielle Allen, James Bryant Conant University Professor and Director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard. Presented by Harvard University’s Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, Inequality in America Initiative, and Mahindra Center for the Humanities. Photo credit: Pixbay
BIO: Elizabeth Hinton
Elizabeth Hinton is Assistant Professor in the Department History and the Department of African and African American Studies at Harvard University. Hinton’s research focuses on the persistence of poverty and racial inequality in the 20th century United States. Her current scholarship considers the transformation of domestic social programs and urban policing after the Civil Rights Movement.