In this special event hosted by the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research, University of Chicago Professor Reuben Miller will discuss his new book Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration. Cornell Professors Anna Haskins, Julilly Kohler-Hausmann and Jamila Michener will join Dr. Miller in a conversation about the impact of incarceration on individuals, families and communities, and the challenges facing released individuals.
A Chicago native, Reuben Miller is a sociologist, criminologist and a social worker who teaches at the University of Chicago in the School of Social Service Administration where he studies and writes about race, democracy, and the social life of the city. He has been a member at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton New Jersey, a fellow at the New America Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation, and a visiting scholar at the University of Texas at Austin and Dartmouth.
This virtual event is co-sponsored by the PRICE Initiative, Cornell Prison Education Program and the Cornell American Studies Program, and is free and open to the public.