Faculty Spotlight: Chelsey Carter

Chelsey Carter is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Anthropology and a dual candidate in the George Warren Brown School of Social Work public health program. Chelsey started college as a pre-med student with the goal of becoming a doctor and finding a cure for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the […]

Faculty Spotlight: Jan Duchek

Jan Duchek is an Emeritus Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences and of Occupational Therapy at Washington University in St. Louis. She retired this past June after having worked at WashU for 35 years. Professor Duchek first started working at the Washington University School of Medicine, where she was the project coordinator for the Memory […]

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 WashU School of Continuing & Professional Studies (CAPS) 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 […]

Alumni Spotlight: Harvey Galler

Harvey Galler is a Prison Education Project (PEP) alumnus and WashU student who is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Political Science through the WashU School of Continuing & Professional Studies. Harvey graduated with his Associate in Liberal Arts in May 2019. In addition to being a full-time student, Harvey is an intern with PEP, […]

Faculty Spotlight: Lerone Martin

Lerone Martin is the Director of American Culture Studies and Associate Professor of Religion and Politics, American Culture Studies, and African and African-American Studies at Washington University in St. Louis. Professor Martin serves on the Prison Education Project (PEP) Executive Board and taught the course “Between Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr.: Race, Religion and the Politics of […]

Student Spotlight: Torey Adams

Torey Adams is a PEP student who is pursuing his Bachelor of Science in Integrated Studies (BSIS) degree with a concentration in Social Sciences through the School of Continuing & Professional Studies (CAPS) at Washington University in St. Louis. Torey graduated with Associate in Arts degree from Washington University in May 2019. He is the first current […]

Faculty Spotlight: Trevor Sangrey

Trevor Sangrey expertly juggles a variety of roles at Washington University in St. Louis: they are an Assistant Dean in the College of Arts & Sciences, where they organize the first-year academic programs; a Senior Lecturer in the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies department; a Faculty Fellow with Brookings College; and an academic advisor and […]

Faculty Spotlight: David Cunningham

Shortly after arriving at Washington University in 2015 to take up a position in the newly revived Sociology department, David Cunningham met Maggie Garb by chance at a friend’s backyard barbecue. Garb, a professor in the History department, had spent much of the previous two years getting the Prison Education Project (PEP) off the ground […]