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Tag: Joshua Dubler

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

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

May 10, 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.

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Joshua Dubler awarded Carnegie Fellowship to explore prison abolition

Joshua Dubler awarded Carnegie Fellowship to explore prison abolition

April 20, 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.

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

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

February 27, 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.

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The brutality of American punishment

The brutality of American punishment

July 7, 2014

By Joshua Dubler

For the reformers who dreamed it up back when our country was new, the penitentiary was to be an institution for quiet contemplation and personal repair.

Things didn’t turn out that way. The 2.4 million or so Americans currently in prison and jail are not there simply as punishment, but for punishment.

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