Profiles in "Prison Studies" Expertise Area

  • Sarat's work explores the intersection of religion and migration in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, with special attention to ways in which people draw upon religion to formulate notions of belonging and confront challenges.
  • Wright's work focuses on enhancing the lives of those living and working in the correctional system through research, education and community engagement.
  • Montes studies correctional punishment and school safety and policing as lenses for understanding how aspects of the justice system influence the administration and effectiveness of crime prevention and punishment practices.