Race, Crime, and Incarceration Policy in the United States
Recent momentum behind criminal justice reform permitted new discussions concerning incarceration policy and punishment in the United States. This course takes an interdisciplinary approach in examining the role of crime, incarceration policy, and institutions in driving contemporary discussions on criminal justice reform—with race often being a salient component for many of these public policy conversations. This course will provide students with an opportunity to critically examine topics such as racial differences in crime, policing, incarceration policy, and prisoner reentry.
CORE-GP.1011 and CORE-GP.1022 or URPL-GP.2660