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Gellman on College in Prison and Changing Faculty Perspectives: The Conversation

Mneesha Gellman, associate professor of political science and director of the Emerson Prison Initiative, writes for The Conversation about how she and other faculty are rethinking what and how they teach, outlined in her new book Education Behind the Wall: Why and How We Teach College in Prison.

Citing examples of this, Gellman points out the she believes prison education programs will continue to grow, particularly given that the federal ban on Pell Grants, or federal financial aid, for incarcerated individuals is now lifted.

Read The Conversation piece.

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