The Prison Education Project is excited to announce that Natasha Narayanan will be joining the PEP team as the new Project Assistant. Natasha previously worked with the Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project, where she tutored students in math and performed various administrative tasks. She received her undergraduate degrees in Biochemistry and Spanish from Auburn University […]
This summer, the Prison Education Project will offer four courses at MECC, ranging from mathematics, to research methods to humanities centered courses. For more information, please see the course descriptions below.
Looking for a practicum opportunity? Consider participating in a meaningful practicum where you will gain experience in re-entry services and program development with the Prison Education Project. Now accepting applications, so read more and apply soon! Prison Education Project Practicum Description The Prison Education Project (PEP) is looking for two (2) practicum students to join […]
Recently, two of our instructors, Victoria Thomas (Senior Lecturer in English & American Literature) and Anna Preus (Ph.D. student in English), attended a workshop with the Bard Institute for Writing and Thinking (IWT) which was brought to the Washington University Prison Education Project (PEP) through its partnership with the Bard Prison Initiative’s Consortium for the Liberal Arts in Prison. […]
This spring semester, The Prison Education Project has introduced a new Creative Writing Workshop for MECC students, led by Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo, a Washington University PhD graduate student. "Our Creative Writing Workshop is conceived to empower students for a better development of their own fictional and nonfictional writing projects." - Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo The […]
The Prison Education Project is welcoming two new student interns; Corinne Hibbett ('20) and Jimmy Rao ('21). They will help coordinate with students and faculty, work on website maintenance and design, and help PEP run at its best. "After doing a research project about the prison system in America, I wanted to get involved in […]
The Spring 2019 Washington University Prison Education Project Reading Group will explore literature of World War One in order to recognize and remember the recent one-hundred year anniversary of the end of that conflict.
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Margaret Garb, PEP co-founder and co-director, after a long and courageous struggle with cancer. Surrounded by her family, she passed peacefully on December 15, 2018. Professor Garb, known to friends and colleagues as Maggie, joined Washington University 2001 as a faculty member in the Department […]