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“Is Prison Necessary? Ruth Wilson Gilmore Might Change Your Mind”

As featured in The New York Times Magazine on April 17, 2019, Professor of Geography at CUNY Graduate Center Dr. Ruth Wilson Gilmore, a renown scholar of the prison-industrial complex, a founder of carceral geography, and a life-long activist, explains her position on prison abolition. We are so honored to have Dr. Gilmore as a colleague within CUNY’s Earth and Environmental Sciences PhD program She is also a director of the Center for Place, Culture, and Politics at CUNY Graduate Center