Welcome to Vesla Weaver, leading scholar on racial politics and criminal justice issues in America

We welcome Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Vesla Weaver to JHU!

“We cannot understand modern inequality or begin to move past the harms of incarceration and surveillance without understanding that punitive action is threaded through a multiplicity of activities and agencies in poor communities,” Weaver says.

Read about Vesla’s work on the Portals for Research project at Lexington Market here.

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