is professor of philosophy at Georgetown University and author of Distant Strangers: Ethics, Psychology, and Global Poverty (2014). In 2016, she began teaching as a volunteer at Jessup Correctional Institution, a maximum-security prison in Maryland between Baltimore and Washington, DC. She is a member of the advisory board of Georgetown University’s Prisons and Justice Initiative.
The United States has 5 per cent of the world’s population but 25 per cent of its prisoners. Right now, 2.2 million people are locked up across the country, and […]