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9/20/2021 - The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies is pleased to present: Dr. Jennifer Lackey

Jennifer Lackey is the Wayne and Elizabeth Jones Professor of Philosophy at Northwestern University, the Director of the Northwestern Prison Education Program, President of the Central Division of the American Philosophical Association, and Editor-in-Chief of Philosophical Studies and Episteme. Most of her research is in the area of social epistemology, with a focus on issues at the intersection of epistemology and the United States criminal legal system. Lackey is the winner of the Dr. Martin R. Lebowitz and Eve Lewellis Lebowitz Prize for Philosophical Achievement and Contribution as well as the Young Epistemologist Prize, and she has received grants and fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the American Council of Learned Societies, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities.

Thursday, September 23, 7pm CR 302 - “The Transformative Power of Prison Education”
Friday, September 24, 4 pm CR 118- “Plea Deals and Systematic Testimonial Injustice”

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