University Park, IL,
05
May
2020
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06:40 PM
America/Chicago

Jarrod Shanahan, Ph.D.

Summary

Policing and Incarceration Expert

Jarrod Shanahan, Ph.D.

Policing and Incarceration Expert

Dr. Jarrod Shanahan is an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice in GSU’s College of Arts and Sciences. He is an expert on the history of the New York City jail system and a critical scholar of policing and incarceration in the United States.

In addition to criminal justice, Dr. Shanahan’s areas of research include jails, prisons, policing, Rikers Island, labor organizing, New York City history, pop culture and social movements. He has special interest in prison and police reform, prison and police abolition, and contemporary labor organizing. He also enjoys writing and blogging for multiple news publications and is an active presenter at various conferences.

Before moving to Chicago, Dr. Shanahan earned a B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy from the University of Massachusetts in Boston and a M.A. in Philosophy from New School for Social Research in New York. While at The Graduate Center, City University of New York, he earned both a master’s and a doctorate degree in Environmental Psychology.

 

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Dr. Shanahan is available to talk about policing and incarceration, or any of the areas mentioned above. If you would like to arrange an interview with Dr. Shanahan, please contact Zion Banks, Media & External Relations, 708.235.7685 or zbanks@govst.edu.