Advocacy for Students on the Inside and on the Outside

During my time serving as the teaching assistant I feel that I have been able to provide resources to the students. Particularly, after a class in which a formerly incarcerated man spoke with us, a few students mentioned that they really felt they were missing out on the in-person experience. In response to this, I…

Prosecutors and Police Chiefs and Corrections Officers, Oh My!

During my first semester of college, I was fortunate enough to take American Politics with Professor Chris Bonneau. Throughout this course, I was very engaged in the material and often attended office hours or scheduled times to meet with him to discuss parts of the content which I did not understand. The following semester, I…

Criminal Justice Education in the Age of a Pandemic

Hello everyone! My name is Maureen Hartwell and I am a junior majoring in Political Science and minoring in Philosophy. This fall, I am working under Professor Chris Bonneau as the TA for the Inside Out class on mass incarceration. Normally we would have the opportunity to attend class alongside those who are incarcerated at…