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University prison education initiative awarded major grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Fri, 12 Jun 2020

The University's cornerstone prison education initiative receives a $1 million grant from the Mellon Foundation to expand and further develop its programming.


Rochester’s prison education program aims to transform lives of inmates, undergraduates

Tue, 10 May 2016

Rochester will join forces with the Cornell Prison Education Program next year, as assistant professor of religion Joshua Dubler and his students bring the value of a higher education to an often invisible population while addressing the epidemic of mass incarceration.


Joshua Dubler awarded Carnegie Fellowship to explore prison abolition

Wed, 20 Apr 2016

Joshua Dubler, assistant professor of religion, will spend the next two years pursuing the question of whether the prison itself is a necessary component of modern society.


Rochester professor awarded research fellowship to study impact of religion on mass incarceration

Fri, 27 Feb 2015

Joshua Dubler's project will shed new light on how changes in the religious landscape in America have contributed to tremendous growth in the prison system over the last 40 years.