The Prison Education Project

The Prison Education Project at Washington University in St. Louis provides a high quality liberal arts education to people incarcerated in Missouri and to prison staff.

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Faculty Spotlight: Bret Gustafson

Bret Gustafson is an Associate Professor of Sociocultural Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis. He studies politics in Latin America and has lately been focused on the politics of climate change and fossil fuels (oil, coal, and gas). He also studies social movements and problems tied to racism and inequality, […]

Alumni Spotlight: Kevin Hammerschmidt

Kevin Hammerschmidt is a Prison Education Project (PEP) alumnus and current University College student. He is an advisor and consultant for the PEP Alumni Program, a group that provides reentry support to PEP students as they transition back to the community. He is also a scholarship recipient in the Washington University Scholars in Arts & Sciences […]

St. Louis Reentry Resource Guide

The Washington University in St. Louis Prison Education Project, in collaboration with the newly formed STL Reentry Collective, is excited to announce the release of a comprehensive new resource guide for formerly incarcerated people returning to St. Louis. Initially a project of the Prison Education Project Alumni Program, the guide will be continuously updated and […]