Past Events

Past Events


Book Discussion of College in Prison with author Daniel Karpowitz and PEP Manager and political theorist Jennifer Hudson

Join us for a conversation about College in Prison: Reading in an Age of Mass Incarceration with author Daniel Karpowitz, in discussion with Jennifer Hudson.

Event co-sponsored by the Public Interest Law and Policy Speaker Series at Wash U Law.

Karpowitz and Hudson will discuss the book and the history and philosophy Wash U PEP and its sister program, the Bard Prison Initiative. Faculty, students, and friends welcome. Refreshments provided.


Women in the CJS through a Public Health Lens

This symposium will use a public health lens to examine the factors that drive women into the criminal justice system, and then focus on various treatment approaches to addressing these factors.

Lunch and Parking Included: Please contact Barbara to reserve parking (

Registration is required and limited spots are available.

Registration help is available for those in financial need, contact Barbara for more information (

The event is a joint effort between the Washington University Prison Education Program, Let’s Start, Connections to Success, STAR, and the Center for Women in Transition, with funding from The Gephardt Institute at Washington University.

Contact Person: Barbara Baumgartner,