CSI Legal Studies Institute Nov. 4 LSI Lecture

The CSI Legal Studies Institute presents the Studies in Race, Crime, and Public Policy series lecture: “The First Civil Right: How Liberals Built Prison America” with Naomi Murakawa, Associate Professor of African American Studies, Princeton University on Wednesday, Nov. 4 in the center for the Arts Williamson Theatre at 5:00pm. A reception will follow.

Naomi Murakawa is an Associate Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University. She studies the reproduction of racial inequality in 20th- and 21st-century U.S. politics, with specializations in crime policy and the carceral state. She is the author of The First Civil Right: How Liberals Built Prison America (Oxford University Press, 2014). Professor Murakawa received her BA in Women’s Studies from Columbia University, her MSc in Social Policy from the London School of Economics, and her PhD in Political Science from Yale University.

This event is sponsored by the CSI Legal Studies Institute, the Campus Activities Board (with student activities fees),  the CSI Student Government Association, and the Staten Island Foundation. This is a CLUE-certified event.