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University of Connecticut
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jails, mass incarceration, money bail, pre-trial incarceration, jail deaths, jail suicide, sheriffs, urban incarceration, jail and prison construction
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About Me

My research focuses on the policies and institutions of urban criminal justice systems in the United States since the 1950s.

Recent Publications

I am currently writing a history of American jails from the 1950s to the present, situated in Chicago. A work of urban history, it is tentatively titled Community of the Condemned: Chicago and the Transformation of the American Jail.

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Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
20th century, 21st century
Expertise by Topic
Government, Law, Politics