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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The Great British Book Club

The Great British Book Club

The Prison Education Project (PEP) supports breaking down barriers to education and creating more opportunities to learn. Learning occurs through many forms and in many settings, not just from lectures in a traditional classroom. Some of the best learning happens through dialogue and discussion with others, and book clubs have long been known for creating […]

Summer 2019 Workshop Series

The Prison Education Project hosted a successful summer workshop series this July, featuring three workshops facilitated by various members of the Washington University in St. Louis academic and professional community. Jan Duchek, Associate Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences and of Occupational Therapy and Director of The Learning Center, led an “Achieving Academic Success: Tips […]

Divided City Initiative & Prison Education Project Partnership

The Prison Education Project is excited to announce that it has partnered with the Divided City Initiative to support and develop two interdisciplinary urban humanities courses for PEP students at Missouri Eastern Correctional Center. These courses will be integrated as part of the greater PEP curriculum. The first course, “Landscape Architecture: The Art and Science of […]