EPI Director Mneesha Gellman wrote about the documentary “College Behind Bars” in The Conversation. Read the article here.
Director Mneesha Gellman, Associate Professor Kim McLarin, and tutor Annie Lineberry, a graduate student in the theatre education program, were interviewed for a feature on Emerson Today – read the article here.
This honor is bestowed upon those who engage in “substantial contributions to advancing social justice, inclusiveness, and diversity; unconditional giving to Emerson; and advancing Emerson’s mission, especially Emerson’s commitment to academic excellence and civic engagement.” Read more about it here.
Listen to the interview here.
EPI was featured in the Boston Globe on February 18, 2019 in a piece written by Emerson College President Lee Pelton.
Bill Littlefield spoke to 90.9 WBUR about his experience working in the education program of a medium security prison. You can read Littlefield’s commentary here.
A Quick Take featured on January 16, 2019 in Inside Higher Ed highlighted a report by the Vera Institute of Justice and Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality that examined the economic benefits of educating incarcerated people, and recommends lifting the ban on providing Read More …
Jose Bou’s journey as featured on September 15, 2018 in the Boston Globe.
Originally posted by Lucie Periera on Common Ground Oct. 5 This semester, one of Professor Mneesha Gellman’s sections of IN154, Power & Privilege, is a little different. Instead of a classroom in the Walker Building, this course takes place at Read More …
Originally posted by Erin Clossey September 28, 2017 This semester, Emerson is offering a college-in-prison program at MCI-Concord, by teaching a 4-credit liberal arts course to 20 inmates and furthering the College’s commitment to civic engagement and education Read More …