Prisoner reintegration

  • Convicted and Condemned with Keesha Middlemass

    Air Dates: December 30, 2019-January 5, 2020 With less than 5 percent of the planet’s population, the United States houses 22 percent of the world’s prisoners. The challenges of navigating that system don’t end when the convicted felon completes his or her sentence.  Keesha Middlemass shines a light on the substantial barriers felons face when they try to reenter society.   Dr. Middlemass is a political science professor at Howard ... Read More
  • Convicted and Condemned: The Politics of Prisoner Reentry with Dr. Keesha M. Middlemass, Howard University

    Dr. Keesha Middlemass will discuss her award winning book, Convicted & Condemned: The Politics and Policies of Prisoner Reentry (NYU Press, 2017), which in 2018 won the W. E. B. Dubois Distinguished Book Award from the National Conference of Black Political Scientists. Her talk will focus on prisoner reentry from an interdisciplinary perspective by combining first-person narratives of men and women coming home alongside an analysis of public policies; this … Read More