About 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.

News and Events

New Release & Blog Post: Organic Resistance: The Struggle over Industrial Farming in Postwar France (2018) by PEP faculty member Venus Bivar
Released Mar. 2018, University of North Carolina Press. See also blog post on The Racist Origins of Organic Farming via UNC Press.

New Release: Life After Rugby (2018) by PEP faculty member Eileen G’Sell
Released Jan. 2018, Gold Wake Press Collective 

Event: Poetry Reading with Treasure Shields Redmond and Eileen G’Sell
Redmond, 2014 PEP faculty member, will read from Chop: A Collection of Kwansabas for Fannie Lou Hamer(2015), and G’Sell will read from her brand new Life After Rugby (2018). February 20th, 6-7 pm, Missouri Eastern Correctional Center

The Source Interview with Jennifer M. Hudson
Written by Liam Otten
November 14th, 2017

Book Discussion on College in Prison with author Daniel Karpowitz and PEP Manager and political theorist Jennifer Hudson
November 15th, Anheuser-Busch Hall Rm. 403, 4-6 pm

 

Courses and Credits

Our 25 continuing students and 13 new admits are working towards Associate in Arts degrees. Read More