We regret that due to an emergency, Professor Murakawa will not be able to travel to campus today.
Naomi Murakawa is an associate professor of African American Studies at Princeton University. She holds a Ph.D. in political science from Yale University, and previously she was an assistant professor in the programs of Law, Societies, and Justice and Political Science at the University of Washington. She is the author of The First Civil Right: How Liberals Built Prison America (Oxford University Press, August 2014), and her work has appeared in Law and Society Review, Theoretical Criminology, Du Bois Review, and several edited volumes. She has received fellowships from the Columbia Law School’s Center for the Study of Law and Culture, as well the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Health Policy Research Program.