Colloquium - Cell Blocks and Red Ink: Mass Incarceration, the Economic Crisis, and Penal Reform
November 6, 2009
12:30PM - 2:00PM (EST)
MARIE GOTTSCHALK is Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania. She specializes in American politics, with a focus on public policy, including criminal justice, health policy, the U.S. political economy, organized labor, and the development of the welfare state. She is the author of, among other works, The Prison and the Gallows: The Politics of Mass Incarceration in America (Cambridge University Press, 2006), which won the 2007 Ellis W. Hawley Prize from the Organization of American Historians, and The Shadow Welfare State: Labor, Business, and the Politics of Health Care in the United States (Cornell University Press, 2000).